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Job, clean houses.Use toilet cleaner with hydrochloric acid along with 4 other cleaners in the bathrooms. I clean 12 rooms aday.Should i wear mask?

Job, clean houses.Use toilet cleaner with hydrochloric acid along with 4 other cleaners in the bathrooms. I clean 12 rooms aday.Should i wear mask?

Msds sheets : Osha requires that all employers provide msds sheets on all the products that are used. Please review these sheets and make appropriate choices. Any on the job injuries may be grounds for a workers comp case. ...Read more

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Is there a benefit to pre-cleaning china, bowls, silver and used metal pots and pans with paper towels before putting in dw?

Is there a benefit to pre-cleaning china, bowls, silver and used metal pots and pans with paper towels before putting in dw?

Is this the venue?: Sorry, but I fail to see what this has to do with anything medical. Perhaps you shoild repost it on CleanTap. ...Read more

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Are manufacturers of hygiene products like purell condemning our kids to a life with ids?

Are manufacturers of hygiene products like purell condemning our kids to a life with ids?

No. play with dirt.: Manufacturers do not have the purchase power and therefore cannot condemn. Hand sanitizer has a place in many situations and has been shown to be effective in situations where handwashing isn't available. It is true however that we have to encourage kids to exercise more, be outside more, play more & get dirty more instead of watching tv and playing inside video games. Engage with nature! ...Read more

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What do kids with conditions like special needs such as dyslexia and speech, language difficulties get in public schools now?

What do kids with conditions like special needs such as dyslexia and speech, language difficulties get in public schools now?

Less help: We are in an epidemic of need and a crisis of lack of resources. Not just the public schools, but private schools as well just can not accommodate the need. Parents need to look to private agencies and services. However, they need to be careful to not get ripped off by false claims. Support must come from professional agencies that will determine appropriate use of limited resources. ...Read more

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Cleaning after a heavy deer mice infestation in the Northeast. Using N-95 with partial seal and neoprene disposable gloves. Likelihood of hantavirus?

Cleaning after a heavy deer mice infestation in the Northeast. Using N-95 with partial seal and neoprene disposable gloves. Likelihood of hantavirus?

Small.: Deer mice are widespread throughout the U.S. and about 20% carry hantavirus. Hantavirus is carried into the lungs by dust & dirt particles which an N-95 is about 90% effective in blocking out. Only a few strains of hantavirus cause HPS (Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome.) The virus is killed quickly by sunlight exposure. You took the right precautions & are unlikely to get sick from HPS. ...Read more

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Are the school fire safety program drills traumatic to kids?

Are the school fire safety program drills traumatic to kids?

No: It actually helps them to know what to do so they do not panic if sa fire would occur. ...Read more

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Do doctors use ipads in their practices, in dealing with pts? If so, how many docs use ipads approximately?

Depends/unknown: Some docs have an EMR and use a variety of devices during visits.IPads, mini-laptops, etc.Others use written records (old school) The numbers vary by part of the country and type of practice. The true number is unknown. ...Read more

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Having our several rooms painted (including all bathrooms) with no voc paint and caulk. I'm 31 weeks pregnant. Should i leave the house? For how long?

Having our several rooms painted (including all bathrooms) with no voc paint and caulk. I'm 31 weeks pregnant. Should i leave the house? For how long?

Painting : I would keep out of the house while you have the paint going on and drying. Keep the home well vented and you can come back once it is dry. Hope this helps and it is just my opinion. ...Read more

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92 new to nursing home. Pvt room but share bathroom with woman with c diff. Aides dump commode contents in my toilet and touch stuff there with gloves?

92 new to nursing home. Pvt room but share bathroom with woman with c diff. Aides dump commode contents in my toilet and touch stuff there with gloves?

Inappropriate: If what you relate is correct, would first discuss with director of nh, and then with state agency regulating nursing homes. You are at risk of being infected. ...Read more

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Can kids with mild autism perform well in school?

Can kids with mild autism perform well in school?

They often can: Autism spectrum disorders are complex in terms of cognitive functioning., language, learning disorders, memory, motor and sensory disorders, executive functions, and even rarer neuropsychological factors. Even children labeled "mild" can be very different. Comprehensive neuropsychological assessment to assess these skills can be expensive, but can zero in on learning strategies and needs. ...Read more

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Does the clean kid manual work for kids with encopresis?

Does the clean kid manual work for kids with encopresis?

Talk to a specialist: Encopresis can be an especially trying and difficult disorder to treat. The specialists in treating it usually are either behavioral and developmental pediatricians or pediatric GI doctors. They will be familiar with various approaches, probably including the clean kid manual. You need to have someone you trust with whom you can work towards a longterm solution. ...Read more

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Is a child with autism better off in public or private school?

Is a child with autism better off in public or private school?

Depends on level & $: Cold hard cash is usually the primary barrier to this debate. A child with autism does not necessarily change this discrepancy. Quality of education varies widely between both private and public schools in reality. Look for excellence in teacher training and high educational standards. ...Read more

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Can dental staff profesionally clean my existing pliable nightguard although i clean with fix and bright, as well as, pollident?

Can dental staff profesionally clean my existing pliable nightguard although i clean with fix and bright, as well as, pollident?

Yes: Yes, your appliance can be cleaned in the office. Often times we can use the ultrasonic cleaner. This can do a better job than just cleaning at home. Ask your dentist the next time you are in. ...Read more

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I work with preschoolers and have observed parents feeding their kids coffee. Is this ok?

I work with preschoolers and have observed parents feeding their kids coffee.  Is this ok?

Not recommended: Children don't really need caffeinated beverages of any type. It's best to avoid coffee, caffeinated tea, sodas, etc. It can cause jitteriness, trouble sleeping, irritability, dehydration, and increased heart rate and blood pressure. ...Read more