Safety Update Regarding Decontamination for Fentanyl - New KLCIS Safety Moment
The Kentucky League of Cities Insurance Services (KLCIS) SAFETY MOMENT series provides a quick review on day-to-day work tasks and features KLCIS members demonstrating safe practices. For more information about loss control and safety, KLCIS members can contact their loss control specialist at 800.876.4552. Not a KLCIS member? Contact KLC Insurance at the same number for more information. While these videos do not replace proper individualized training, they are great, quick reminders. Safety matters to everyone, not just KLCIS members so pass along and post the videos. Our latest video is an important update on how to protect your team by creating drug litter safety kits for employees that handle drug litter. Unfortunately, this can include employees from many departments on a regular basis.
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The CDC (and other experts) have issued information saying not to use hand sanitizer or bleach when decontaminating for suspected fentanyl contact. According to the CDC, soap and water should be used. View the full CDC video with information on decontamination beginning at the 11:00 time mark.
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