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Best practice guidelines COVID-19

Learn about the COVID-19 coronavirus causing respiratory illness across the globe, and how you can protect yourself and your business to reduce the likelihood of contracting the illness.

Coronavirus update

The CDC is significantly concerned about the spread of the virus. It issued “Interim Guidance for EMS Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points for 2019-nCoV in the United States”.

The need for standardized endotracheal intubation training

Training, protocols, and confirmation of technical proficiency are necessary components of a safe approach to endotracheal intubation.

Office safety

It is an employers responsibility to provide training to keep workers safe and assist them in recognizing and avoiding these hazards.

Lessons learned to avoid a traffic accident

Ways to avoid being involved in traffic accidents.

Physician and medical practitioner safety checklist

Review Markel Specialty's physician and medical practitioner safety checklist

Loading and unloading safety

Guidelines to help prevent accidents and injuries.

How to prevent needlestick and sharps injuries

Contact with contaminated needles, scalpels, broken glass, and other sharps may expose healthcare workers to blood that contains pathogens which pose a grave, potentially lethal risk.

How long do smoke detectors last?

Next time you change the battery in your smoke detectors, be sure to check its age, as well. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, most alarms have a life span of 8-10 years.

Obey traffic rules and use common sense

When it comes to defensive driving, obeying traffic rules and using common sense are essential.