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.

World Hepatitis Day Calls Attention to Serious Health Threat

World Hepatitis Day Calls Attention to Serious Health Threat

In 2010, the World Health Organization (WHO) made July 28th one of four official disease-specific world health days to be recognized each year. World Hepatitis Day was created to increase awareness and understanding of viral hepatitis and the diseases that it causes. The theme for this year’s World Hepatitis Day is “Prevent hepatitis. Act now”. Hepatitis […]

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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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