Achieving and Maintaining a Pest Free Workplace
Banish Head Lice with Natural Methods
Treatment for lice infestations runs the gamut from shaving the victim's head to spraying insecticides on the victim's scalp to combing out eggs and adult lice with a very fine-toothed comb. Although all of these methods have their drawbacks, combing and shampooing the victim's head is by far the least invasive, safest and the method to be explored in this article.
Creating and Maintaining a Pest Free Workplace
Pests in the workplace are responsible for the induction and transmission of a range of human maladies from rabies and Lyme Disease to asthma and intestinal parasites.
Rabies Exposure Information
As raccoons, skunks and foxes are frequent carriers of rabies, their bites should be treated as infectious until the animal's blood has been proven virus-free by laboratory tests.
Tomato_Based Substance Repels Mosquitoes More Effectively Than DEET
University researchers say that a compound derived from tomatoes can be used as a mosquito, tick, flea and fly repellant. Further, they claim that this wondrous natural chemical is less toxic and more effective than DEET.
Certain Occupations Literally Breed Parasites
Employees in a wide range of occupations from medical researchers to tattoo artists and grave diggers run very high risks of contracting parasites or viruses transmitted by contaminated body fluids and must pay particular attention to personal cleanliness and workplace hygiene.