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 Violence on the Job

“Home healthcare workers can be vulnerable as they face an unprotected and unpredictable environment each time they enter a client’s community and home. The spectrum of violence ranges from verbal abuse, to stalking or threats of assault, to homicide. Verbal abuse from the client, family members, or people in the community is a form of[…]

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[…]

Spine Safety and Body Mechanics

  Spine Safety and Body Mechanics “Back pain is a common problem for those who work in an industrial setting. A significant number of injuries occur each year, but many of these injuries can be prevented through proper body mechanics and back safety techniques. Statistics show nearly 8 out of 10 in the general population[…]

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,[…]