Blog

Podcast: Chemical Burns

Anne Weaver on Diphoterine® Michael Poole, owner of Diphoterine® distributor DipHex in the UK, recently had a joint presentation with Anne Weaver (Emergency Trauma Consultant at the Royal London Hospital) at the BASICS conference. The below podcast covers Chemical Burns treatments used at the Royal London Hospital by Anne Weaver. Enjoy!

New Video: Diphoterine Solution

Spotlight: Safety

Focusing on Safety Prism Inter Africa held a small awareness conference to share news on the latest prevention and management methods for chemical injuries in the workplace.  Products to manage chemical spills and decontamination solutions for equipment and PPE were also discussed.  

City of Cape Town Congress

City of Cape Town taking safety seriously City of Cape Town Congress – Monday 26th November 2018 –  Organised as part of the City’s ongoing Occupational Health and Safety and Employee Wellness program. The Prismia team presented at a congress that was arranged specifically for the departments within the City of Cape Town that deal…

SASOM AGM

SASOM chooses Diphoterine® Prismia exhibited at the South African Society of Occupational Medicine’s Western Cape AGM on Saturday, 24 November 2018.      

Hexafluorine® vs Calcium Gluconate

Effectively treating HF burns Treating Hydrofluric Acid splashes to skin and eyes can be a matter of life and death and should therefore be prepared for as best as possible. In the below study, scientists compared HF slashes treated with Hexafluroine® vs those treated with Water followed by Calcium Gluconate. The experiments clearly highlight the…

New Product: Polycaptor® Absorbent Signal Beacon

New signal beacon for quick and easy safety! Spills can happen so quickly and often between the time someone recognizes the threat and fetching a cleaning solution, accidents happen. With the new Polycaptor® Signalling Beacons accidents are now a thing of the past! The beacons are easily stored close to the risk and can be…

Military Plastic Surgeon shares is experiences

Professor Steven Jeffery discusses Chemical Injuries Recently, Prismia had the pleasure of welcoming Professor Steven Jeffery (BSc MB ChB FRCS (Ed. Eng. Glasg.) EBOPRAS FRCS (Plast)) to South Africa. Accompanied by Mandy Wessels, Professor Jeffery lectured at seminars in Durban and Johannesburg on the subject of Chemical Injuries: Management and Prevention in his capacity as…

New Product Brochure

When you know better, you do better Download our latest Diphoterine® Solution Brochure to find our more about how you can protect yourself and your employees from chemical splashes to the skin and eyes. Chemical splashes can leave horrific irreversible damage to skin and eyes if not treated correctly within the first few seconds of…

Petkim chooses Diphoterine

Petrochemical Industry recommends Diphoterine®

Petkim chooses Diphoterine® When it comes to the petrochemical industry, we can identify five major risk stages, namely: Production, Inspection, Storage, Maintenance and Supporting Operations. The petrochemical industry is responsible for the production and trade of petrochemicals and works hand-in-hand with the petroleum industry. Another big area within the petrochemical industry is the polymer or…

National Health Services in England recommend Diphoterine® Solution

A First-Aid guide to burns The NHS (National Health Service Network), the London and South-East of England Burn Network has recently released a “Burns First Aid Guide” in April 2018. In the chemical injury section, the document recommends “to commence urgent irrigation with […] an amphoteric solution (Diphoterine®)[…]”. This recommendation has been developed in association…