PCIAW Lenzing fibres biodegradeable fibre

LENZING™ fibres are fully biodegradable in water, soil and compost

The Lenzing Group received confirmation of the full biodegradability of its fibers in freshwater by the independent research laboratory Organic Waste Systems (OWS). The new and existing international certifications conducted by OWS and issued by TÜV Austria verify that LENZING™ Viscose fibers, LENZING™ Modal fibers and LENZING™ Lyocell fibers are biodegradable in all-natural and industrial…

PCIAW Foot protection

Put Your Feet First

Safety boots have come a long way in the last few years, and the availability of choices in safety footwear is staggering. Safety boots can vary widely in quality and features. When considering safety footwear, certainly you want to consider the level of protection your boots are going to provide given your work environment, but…

PCIAW Reducing contamination for PPE

Longer sleeves reduce contamination during PPE removal

Increasing the coverage of personal protective equipment, or PPE, to include the hands and wrists reduces the contamination of personnel during removal, according to findings from two nonblinded cross-over trials. “Personal protective equipment that is designed to minimize the risk for contamination of personnel is needed to protect patients and personnel,” Curtis J. Donskey, MD, professor of…