This course provides learners with basic information about handwashing as it relates to infection control principles. This course is intended for all healthcare workers.
Workplaces can be very dangerous and unpredictable places with loud noises, falling objects, flying sparks, toxic chemicals, whirling blades and belts, you name it. So what is one way to keep yourself safe? By wearing personal protective equipment, commonly known as PPE, you can protect yourself against hazards and reduce your chances of getting hurt or even killed.
A pandemic occurs when a new virus, like the coronavirus (COVID-19) or the H1N1 virus, starts spreading worldwide or across a large number of international borders. Pandemics can result in fatalities and major disruptions of society, but their effects can be mitigated. That is why companies, governments and citizens around the world are undertaking preparations to delay viral spread.