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How to Prevent Latex Allergies

“Latex products are made from natural rubber, and sensitivity can develop after repeated exposure. Limiting exposure to latex can help prevent allergic reactions for both home healthcare workers and their clients. EMPLOYERS SHOULD • Provide workers with non-latex gloves when there is little contact with infectious material. • Consider the use of vinyl, nitrile, or[…]

How to Prevent Exposure to Unsafe Conditions

    “Home healthcare workers may encounter unsanitary homes, temperature extremes, homes without water that is safe to drink, or hostile pets. EMPLOYERS SHOULD establish criteria for acceptable home environments, including hygiene, temperature, access to water, and pets. Train employees on the concept of acceptable home environments and what they should do if a home[…]

Influenza Infection

  “The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year.” To learn more click here: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/keyfacts.htm ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Call Ameribest[…]

Bed Bugs

    Here is some good information about bed bugs and ways to avoid them or treat them if you have a problem. “The good news is that there are ways to control bed bugs. Getting good, solid information is the first step in both prevention and control. While there is no chemical quick fix,[…]