Tag: aerosol transmission

What is Respirator Fit Testing and Why is Fit Testing Important?

Jon Redmond /October 7, 2021

According to NIOSH, over 3 million employees in 1.3 million workplaces in the U.S are required to wear respiratory protection. In the construction industry, healthcare, and general industry, workers don…

Study Finds Wildfires Amplify Effects of Short-term Exposure to Particulate Matter on COVID-19 Cases and Deaths

Jon Redmond /August 18, 2021

As of August 17, 2021, nine new wildfires were reported across Montana, Washington, California, and Idaho which adds to the 104 active large fires throughout the US. In 2021 (year-to-date),…

CDC Updated Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools: Vaccinated Teachers and Students Do Not Need Masks Indoors

Jon Redmond /July 9, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued updated guidance, stating K-12 students benefit from in-person learning, and prioritizing safely returning to in-person instruction in fall 2021. The updated…

OSHA Releases COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)

Jon Redmond /June 16, 2021

On June 10, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) circulated a news release announcing the U.S. Department of Labor’s much awaited COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”). With some…

Insurance Liability Claims Spike as Accident Risks Rise in Rush to Restarting Suspended Business Industry Operations

Jon Redmond /June 10, 2021

A post-pandemic trend has emerged within the insurance industry as businesses rush to reopen or to return to pre-pandemic production. Start-up actions by business owners looking to recoup lost revenues…