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#StaySafe – Hygiene Safety Mats

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Basic hygiene practices and maintaining safe distances are both crucial to prevent the spread of viruses, so we now offer a range of bespoke mats to bring attention to this. Remind staff and visitors to wash their hands or sanitise properly with our hygiene floor mats, suitable for a range of areas in all sorts […]

#StaySafe – CPR & Cross Contamination

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CPR Has Changed As mentioned in our previous blog on First Aid Advice during COVID-19, officials are updating their guidance on First Aid and CPR protocols in light of the pandemic outbreak. This isn’t just relevant to First Aiders; all of the general public should be keeping an eye on these important updates to ensure […]

#StaySafe – First Aid Advice on COVID-19

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First Aid is incredibly important in day-to-day life, and this remains the case as the UK deals with the recent pandemic outbreak. St John Ambulance have released new advice so that anyone required to perform First Aid can continue to care for others whilst also keeping themselves safe. Updated First Aid Guidance During the COVID-19 […]

#StaySafe – Commercial Waste Management

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Commercial Waste Management During COVID-19 In March 2020, the UN Environment Programme announced Waste Management an essential public service in the fight to beat COVID-19, stating: “Governments are urged to treat waste management, including of medical, household and other hazardous waste, as an urgent and essential public service in order to minimise possible secondary impacts […]

#StaySafe – Mental Health on Lockdown

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It’s important to check in with your mental health, especially in unprecedented times. Being confined to the house has its ups and downs, but sometimes it’s easy to get hung up on the downs. At Direct365, we specialise in helping workplaces… however, now that workplaces are changing, let us help with your wellbeing (because, sometimes, […]

#StaySafe – Working From Home

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During this unusual crisis, a lot of businesses are having to survive by working from home.  Business owners, managers and employees alike must make-do with makeshift work spaces to keep their company’s alive. It’s tough enough to be without the workplace resources you’re used to, but even tougher for those with inescapable domestic responsibilities – […]

#StaySafe – Face Mask Protection Against Viruses

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Let’s Talk About Face Masks We all know what a face mask is, and chances are that we’ve all seen people wearing them (especially in today’s current climate). Their popularity during a pandemic is due to the believed protection that they offer, as studies show they decrease the amount of virus exposure. The main purpose […]

A Guide to Category B Waste

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What is Category B Waste? Category B Waste comes under the “Biological Substances” classification and includes “diagnostic specimens” – this refers to human or animal materials that are being transported only for the purpose of diagnosis or investigation. Materials that fall under Category B include excreta, blood (and its components), as well as other tissues […]

#StaySafe – Stop the Spread of Pathogens in Infectious Waste

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A pathogen is a bacterium, virus or other microorganism that can cause disease. When disposing of infectious waste, it’s vital to carry out the proper actions to prevent pathogens spreading. Infectious Waste Waste of an infectious nature has the potential to cause serious illness, mortality and wider hazards to human health or the environment. These […]