DOUBLE-GLOVING: Do They Protect You Better?

Healthcare workers are constantly being exposed to microbes and pathogens which may infect them. The human hands are always in contact with other objects and serve as the most common means by which microbes are transmitted[efn_note]Organization WH. WHO guidelines on hand hygiene in health care: first global patient safety challenge clean care is safer care:…

Chemotherapy – Promoting occupational safety

Chemotherapy drugs otherwise known as cytotoxic drugs or antineoplastic drugs are chemicals that affect cell growth and proliferation, most of which either bind directly to genetic material in the cell nucleus, or affect cellular protein synthesis. Although typically employed in cancer treatment, cytotoxic drugs do not distinguish between normal and cancerous cells. Chemotherapy drugs constitute…