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The Importance of Proper PPE: Protecting Yourself and Others

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Every industry needs proper protection if you want your employees to be safe and sound. Many dangers in the workplace can be dealt with if only people use the proper PPE. The government has laid out very strict rules when it comes to protective equipment and they have done that for our sake. Here, we will talk about the benefits this equipment brings and how vital it is for every employer to take it seriously.

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NJ TRANSIT INSTALLS PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT VENDING MACHINES

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Ridgewood NJ,  As an additional measure to protect customers and employees from the spread of COVID-19, NJ TRANSIT is introducing vending machines on a pilot basis to purchase Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as face masks, hand sanitizer, sanitized wipes and disposable gloves at Newark Penn Station and Hoboken Terminal.  The machines will also be installed at other select stations over the coming weeks.

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Two Lakewood Companies Agree to Resolve PPE Price-Gouging Charges

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Lakewood NJ, Two Ocean County, New Jersey, import companies have agreed to resolve violations of the Defense Production Act (DPA) of 1950 for price-gouging customers of personal protective equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 pandemic by agreeing to sell at cost approximately 11 million items of PPE seized from three warehouses by law enforcement in April 2020, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today.

The two companies – CSG Imports LLC and KG Imports LLC, both of Lakewood, New Jersey – have also agreed to disgorge $400,000 in profits relating to transactions with two customers who purchased PPE from CSG Imports at excessive prices and to compensate those customers for their losses.

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The Trump Administration Orders hospitals to bypass the CDC when sharing COVID-19 data with the US government

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Ridgewood NJ, the debate has begun to rage over the accuracy of the COVID 19 numbers, both for deaths and number of cases .  many claim there is an inconsistency with data collection with  some states count presumed coronavirus deaths along with confirmed cases under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance issued last month and other states don’t count those deaths.

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How To Manage Safety at Work Successfully?

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When it comes to the workplace, there are so many accidents that could occur. Fortunately, many of the possible dangers and hazards can be avoided when safety measures are taken seriously. Because workplace accidents occur frequently and can put both the employee and the company itself in danger, it’s best to ensure that all the safety measures are applied. Here are a few tips for managing safety at work successfully: 

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Ridgewood EMS assisted by Ridgewood Fire Department donning PPE

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police, Fire, and EMS are actively responding to calls protecting the Ridgewood Community during this pandemic. If a patient is COVID-19 positive then appropriate safety measures are taken to protect everyone. Pictured here is Ridgewood EMS assisted by Ridgewood Fire Department donning PPE prior to transporting a patient to the hospital.

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Bergen County Executive James Tedesco Advises Residents on Use of Face Coverings

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Hackensack NJ, As we continue the battle against COVID-19, we continue to keep Bergen County residents informed of current events on a federal, state and local level. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the US authority on coronavirus protocols and protection against COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, will soon issue new guidelines recommending the general public to wear face coverings in public as an added measure of protection.

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