Fire Fighters, Paramedics, Police, Hospice
Occupational risks of exposure to contaminated surfaces are very high. Hepatitis, HIV, Staph and various other viruses can be spread through fecal matter, vomit, saliva, and air, etc.
The length of time a virus can live outside a host varies. HIV is relatively short but the hepatitis C virus, or HCV, can live outside the body for up to 4 days.
Additionally, there is a staggering list of other communicable diseases to be aware of including: amebiasis, Anthrax, chickenpox, the common cold, croup, diarrhea, diphtheria, E. Coli, Genital warts, German measles, Giardiasis, group B streptococcal disease, hepatitis (A-G), herpes, influenza, intestinal roundworms, legionellosis, lyme, malaria, measles, meningitis (bacterial and viral), mononucleosis, MRSA, mumps, pertussis, pinworm infection, pneumonia, polio, rabies, ringworm, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, rotavirus infection, rubella, rubeola, salmonellosis, scabies, scarlet fever, tetanus, tuberculosis, typhoid, West Nile fever, whooping cough and yellow fever.
Safe Disinfectant can help prevent the spread of communicable diseases without damage to sensitive equipment.
Refuse and recycling recycling facilities are breeding ground for potentially deadly pathogens on most if not all surfaces that sanitation workers come into contact with.