ESU is a safe alternative for inmates and mental health patients, providing a humane alternative to eating with fingers.
— CSP-SAC prison authorities in Folsom, California

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April 23, 2020   /   by

Can a safe, disposable eating utensil help your facility control the spread Covid-19?

EcoSecurity Utensil deeply appreciates the correctional community, and the brave men and women on the front lines. Correctional staff are in harm’s... Read More ›



April 14, 2020   /   by New York Times, March 16, 2020

Are US Jails and Prisons Destined to Become Epicenters of the COVID-19 Pandemic?

According Dr. Amanda Klonsky, a leader of a prison education organization, US jails and prisons provide the perfect environment for the spread... Read More ›



April 10, 2020   /   by

EcoSecurity® Utensil (ESU) for COVID-19

  Can a safe disposable utensil help correctional facilities control the spread of COVID-19 at meal time?     Already a proven... Read More ›



April 6, 2020   /   by Correctional staff are the most important resource necessary for maintaining infection control in a secure environment for both inmates and colleagues, and often act as the first responders within a facility.

FAQs on EcoSecurity Utensil (ESU) to Help Stop the Spread of the Coronavirus

UPDATE: COVID – 19 How can ESU help under the current national lock down orders? Are you experiencing more agitation due to... Read More ›



March 31, 2020   /   by

Important: New ESU Return Policy During COVID-19 Outbreak

IMPORTANT:   Out of an abundance of caution for our customers and staff, for the duration of the COVID-19 outbreak, returns on paper utensil... Read More ›



March 24, 2020   /   by

Important Information Regarding EcoSecurity Utensil During the COVID-19 Pandemic – We’re here to support you

Dear Valued Customer: As all our daily lives change during the COVID 19 pandemic, our hearts go out to all who have... Read More ›



August 30, 2019   /   by

New study shows dramatic rise in Ontario teens visiting ER for self-harm

BY PAOLA LORIGGIO, THE CANADIAN PRESS, June 12, 2019 The number of Ontario teens visiting a hospital emergency department for self-harm more... Read More ›



August 29, 2019   /   by Concerns raised over timely patient suicide risk assessments within first 8 hours of the patients being admitted

CMS threatened to pull Medicare funding from Sequel Pomegranate unless issues fixed

by Bennett Haeberle via 10 WBNS News 08/26/19 COLUMBUS (WBNS) – A federal health agency tasked with overseeing hospital and patient safety has... Read More ›



August 29, 2019   /   by Self-harm in the Emergency Department: A Cry for Help, a Call to Arms

Self-harm in the Emergency Department: A Cry for Help, a Call to Arms

How’s this for a practice gap? It’s estimated that 1 in 10 suicide victims are people seen in the emergency department within... Read More ›



August 29, 2019   /   by When prison suicides make headlines

Who is responsible when an inmate dies by suicide?

August 21, 2019 Editor’s note: This article, distributed by The Associated Press, was originally published on The Conversation website. The Conversation is an independent... Read More ›