Introduction To MRSA, Staph and Infection Prevention|Recognizing and Treating MRSA and Other Staph Infections|Prevention Through Personal Hygiene and First Aid|Prevention Through Good Housekeeping|Preventing an Outbreak|Conclusion
You are familiar with the obvious threats working in the oil and gas industry present; the complex machines you operate in a remote environment may lend to situations putting you or your coworkers in harm’s way. When it comes to bacteria and infections, do you know how to protect yourself? Gain the preparedness needed to recognize the common infections you may face on the job, as well as learn how to prevent the spread of those infections with this online video training. Among the more basic health hazards we face are infections from the Staphylococcus, or Staph, bacteria. Effects of this bacterium may include rash, bone inflammation, heart valve infection, and pneumonia. The antibiotic-resistant strain of Staph, Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), further complicates things. Washing your hands, properly cleaning and treating wounds, and maintaining a safe and well maintained work space are all help combat the rise of these potentially deadly bacteria. With this safety training, you will learn not only how to better protect yourself and keep yourself healthy, but also how to keep others healthy as well.