About Langdon Dement

Langdon Dement is an EHS Advisor with UL Workplace Health and Safety with experience in general industry, healthcare, and Industrial Hygiene consultations. He specializes in industrial hygiene, ergonomics, patient handling, and Job Hazard Analysis within a variety of healthcare and general industry areas. He is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associate Ergonomics Professional (AEP), and an OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer for general industry. He earned a B.S. degree in Biology from Harding University as well as a post-graduate degree in Occupational Safety and Health from Murray State University. Langdon has been a presenter at national conferences such as ASSE’s Safety, NSC, and AIHce. He is a member of ASSE, AIHA, and an advisory member of the Healthcare Practice Specialty working group.

U.S. Government’s Combat Order for Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

U.S. Government’s Combat Order for Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria: Released by the U.S. Government on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. One of the most significant discoveries of the 20th century was the discovery of antibiotics and their use in combating infection. This discovery transformed the practice of medicine and now saves millions of lives each year in the United States and globally. […]

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Healthcare Medical Surveillance Programs Impacted by Nanotechnology

Throughout a plethora of industries, nanotechnology is becoming more prevalent and being utilized more often. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nanotechnology is the manipulation of matter on a near-atomic scale to produce new structures, materials and devices. Nanotechnology embarks on understanding matter at the nanoscale; dimensions approximately between 1 and […]

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World Tuberculosis Day calls attention to threat of workplace contagion

March 24, 2014 is World Tuberculosis Day. The slogan this year is “Reach the 3 million.” Every year, approximately 9 million people are afflicted by this infectious disease. Of those, 3 million are “missed” by health systems. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 450,000 people were infected with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in 2012.

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