When purchasing gloves for the workplace, whether it be for drug testing or additional use cases, there’s often concern around which is more effective: latex or nitrile.
While they are both suitable options for protection, depending on a range of factors, including the environment or allergies, one may be a more appropriate solution than another.
Face masks and other protective equipment can be effective when it is not possible to maintain physical distancing for workers in health care or aged care. The type of face mask used will depend on the setting. Below is a list of different face masks and how they can protect workers.
Using infrared technology, a forehead thermometer measures the surface temperature of the skin without requiring the test administrator to touch them. Non-contact infrared thermometers or NCITs provide a safe, contactless way to test temperature in the workplace. Read on to learn how to use an infant thermometer.
Safe Work Australia has updated policies regarding work safety during COVID-19. From implementing physical distance measures to using contactless solutions to check temperature, there are a range of methods you can implement in the workplace to keep employees protected and minimise their risk of infection.
With a recent rise in the community transmission of COVID-19, some Australian states are beginning to recommend or mandate the use of masks in public places.
Health sources report that wearing a mask can play a significant role in preventing the spread of coronavirus - but wearing one properly is crucial in order to make it effective.
Long-term isolation has a profound effect on our mental and physical health. While long-term isolation has been known to cause a host of issues, there is another underlying issue that may rear its head: alcohol and drug abuse and dependency.