Letter from the Director
At GEMC we understand that this is a very difficult time for organizations across the board trying to deal with daily changing events. The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are wide reaching, and many individuals and businesses have had their incomes disrupted. Unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures to support our communities and our customers. We are working diligently to continue to provide our services during this challenging time.
Offices have closed doors and warehouses are working with minimal staff. Many of us are faced with orders to Stay Home while still operating companies that require contact with the public and our employees. It is also during this time that consumer demand is at its highest, seeing exponential growth in home deliveries. We understand that everyone still requires the necessary training to ensure compliance and safety and are working with our clients to ensure they have the coverage they need.
Thank you for your understanding and support. As always, should you have any questions about shipping, handling, packing and receiving Dangerous Goods, our experts are here to help.
Stay safe and stay healthy.
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Separately in the U.S. on Wednesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a report warning of serious adverse events, including death, associated with ingesting alcohol-based hand sanitizers containing methanol.
From May 1 through June 30, 15 cases of methanol poisoning were reported in Arizona and New Mexico, associated with swallowing alcohol-based hand sanitizers. Four patients died, and three were discharged with visual impairment.
Health Canada says frequent use of hand sanitizer containing methanol may cause dermatitis, eye irritation, upper respiratory system irritation and headaches.