Random Bits of Noise

While most our articles are related to Health, First Aid, CPR, Safety and Disaster or Emergency Survival and preparedness, there's a lot more going on in the World. This category is where we share other things: From amazing scientific advances to historical facts, from social trivia to Random Acts of Kindness (which helped inspire the category name.) We endeavor to provide the most informative OSHA and safety updates as well as deeper explanations of lifesaving skills and products, but at times both we, an our reader, need a respite - this category is our "brain-break".

  1. Learn How 3-ply Procedural Masks Work and Where to Buy Online
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    Learn How 3-ply Procedural Masks Work and Where to Buy Online

    How 3-ply Procedural Masks Work The design of the procedural masks (often referred to as “surgical” masks) depends on the mode; usually, the masks are three-ply (three layers). This three-ply material is made up of a melt-blown polymer, most commonly polypropylene, placed between the non-woven fabric. The melt-blown material acts as the filter that stops microbes from entering or exiting...
  2. Feliz Dia de los Muertos!
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    Feliz Dia de los Muertos!

    We're actually quite happy - the faces just look better when we don't smile! :-)  
  3. This year it is all about YOU, our Customer.
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    This year it is all about YOU, our Customer.

    This year it is all about YOU, our Customer. 2019. This year, we want to get personal with our customers. How can we help you meet your safety needs and cut your spending? We've been doing this for over 25 years now, and really do know how to help you make a difference if you will let us. Just "reply...
  4. Happy Halloween Pot Luck!
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    Happy Halloween Pot Luck!

    Yay! We had fun! Look at the ghoulish goods and fiendish foods our team shared with one another. Don't worry it was all "Safe" to eat. {{widget type="lightboxpro/gallery" data="%5B%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4760_1.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4751_1.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4750_1.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4749_1.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4746_2.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4743_1.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4742_1.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4741_1.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4740_1.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4738_1.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4736_1.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4735_1.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4734_1.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4733_1.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4729_1.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4726_2.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4721_1.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4718_1.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4716_2.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4756_2.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%2C%7B%22src%22%3A%22IMG_4752_2.jpg%22%2C%22caption%22%3A%22%22%7D%5D"}}
  5. Go Red!
    Categories: Random Bits of Noise

    Go Red!

  6. Happy Earth Day
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    Happy Earth Day

    Be Green - today and every day!
  7. Elephant Stuck in Community Swimming Pool
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    Elephant Stuck in Community Swimming Pool

    Authorities and Emergency Personnel in Kickapoo, KS struggled through the night to free Bernard, an African Elephant who wandered into the Kickapoo Community Center after unlocking the gate at the Kickapoo Explorer's Club Petting Zoo yesterday afternoon. Bernard climbed down into the Olympic size swimming pool but was unable to find his way back to the steps to get out...
  8. Time
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    While many are feeling the effects of the time Springing forward today, many, too are yearning for Spring which begins in a week. It's mid-March and many of us are tired of winter. Compared to the rest of our solar system, we have it easy. Seasons on Earth last around 90-93 days according to NASA. As you travel away from the sun, each...
  9. Winnie the Pooh Day
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    Winnie the Pooh Day

    Today we celebrate author A.A. Milne's birthday and it has been dubbed Winnie The Pooh day! Winnie first debuted in 1926 and has since won the world over with his joy and childish wisdom. He even has his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame! Bored Panda has complied a list of his best quotes from the beloved books to mark his timeless wisdom.
  10. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! This national holiday is observed every year on the third Monday in January to honor Martin Luther King Jr. He was an activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement, which successfully protested racial discrimination in federal and state law. Dr. King is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience and his...

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