The Kore Kooler® Rehab Chair is Back
November 21, 2013
The Kore Kooler® Rehab Chair, a popular solution for reducing heat stress on the body, is now back in production thanks to a new agreement with DQE to manufacture the product. The Kore Kooler Rehab Chair provides an effective means of lowering body temperature through hand and forearm immersion. Combined with resting and hydration, hand and forearm immersion is an effective way for firefighters and responders to lower the impact of stress on their health and safety.
Emergency Preparedness Bulletin - The Effect of Hazard Communication Standard Updates on Your Decon Team & Facility
July 25, 2013
The United States has determined that OSHA will be the regulatory agency to implement and enforce the GHS, and they have done this by revising the Hazard Communication Standard. This information affects healthcare emergency managers in two ways. First, your decon team members will soon begin seeing new and reformatted labels and safety data sheets as part of their contaminant identification process during a decon event. Second, this new mandate will apply to receiving and distribution of hazardous chemicals within your facility.