Category Archives: Protective Gear

How to Remove PPE in the Correct Order?

When you’re finished working with hazardous materials, it’s essential to follow the correct order when removing your protective equipment (PPE). This will help keep you safe and prevent contaminants from coming into contact with your skin. Here’s a guide on how to remove PPE correctly. How to Properly Remove Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Personal protective […]

Nitrile Gloves: The Glove Of Choice In High Risk Environments

Nitrile Gloves: Best For High Risk Environments

The word nitrile has become far more commonplace since the start of 2020. With fear taking over the population and safety being a crucial concern, nitrile has become the symbol of a quality glove. So why exactly are nitrile gloves the glove of choice in high-risk environments? There are many reasons why nitrile gloves are […]

USA’s Management Of COVID-19

USA management of covid19

The United States still remains the world’s most affected country by the coronavirus in terms of active infections and deaths. With more than 3.17 million and 135 thousand deaths, as of writing, the US is one of the hardest-hit nations in the world. What’s worrying thing is the fact that things do not seem to […]

Europe’s Strategies For Managing Coronavirus

corona virus in Europe

Europe Coronavirus Situation  When coronavirus was first announced in Wuhan, China, no one would have anticipated that Europe would be the next and the hardest-hit region. As of 13 March 2020, cases in the whole of Europe has exceeded those in China. It was this time that WHO declared Europe the epicentre of the pandemic.  Before this […]

COVID-19 in UK: Strategies For Limiting Coronavirus

limiting corona virus in UK

Britain’s approach to the outbreak differed from not only their closest neighbours: but some of the most effective approaches employed right across the other side of the world in Asia.  The UK’s first cases were registered at the StayCity Aparthotel on January 29, when two Chinese nationals fell ill in York. The same day, 2 […]

Spain’s COVID-19 Measures: Children Banned From Going Outdoors

spain's covid-19 measures: children banned from going outdoors

In reaction to the surge of Coronavirus cases in late February and March, Spain implemented some of the world’s toughest containment measures. With the country practically shut down and children having been banned from going outside for six weeks, there are signs the epidemic is now in decline, however. Spain’s first coronavirus case was confirmed […]

Russia’s COVID-19 Situation: Recent Surge Of Cases

russia's covid-19 situation: recent surge of cases

Russia has seen a surge in coronavirus cases which has failed to slow for the last month. The country’s response, although initially prompt, seems to have been undermined by mixed messaging from the authorities. The country had actually acted early to stem the outbreak: when the border with China was closed on the 30th January, […]

Sweden’s COVID-19 Management: Avoiding Lockdown

sweden's covid-19 management: avoiding lockdown

Sweden stands out from all other affected countries in Europe. Not only have they kept open schools, but most businesses are still open, the population still at work, and even restaurants and bars are still doing a trade at night. Sweden has as a result of this predictably seen a higher number of infections, than […]

Germany’s COVID-19 Measures Result In Low Number Of Cases And Deaths

germany's covid-19 measures result in low number of cases and deaths

With countries all over the world struggling to come to terms with the impact of COVID-19, Germany has managed to not only limit the total number of cases but also register a lower total and relative death rate. For this reason Germany has attracted a lot of attention and praise for their handling of the […]

COVID-19 in Ireland: Limiting The Spread Of Coronavirus

The Republic of Ireland’s response to the coronavirus is notable because it appears Ireland has managed to limit the spread of COVID-19, and the number of deaths, much more effectively than its closest neighbour, the UK. Making direct comparisons between nations’ responses is complicated by a myriad of external factors: climate, population density, median population […]