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Safe Syringes For Injection Safety

Safe Syringes For Injection Safety

There are four types of syringes currently used around the globe. The first two categories are cheaper but less safe. The two newer and safer devices are more expensive. Simpler disposable syringes cost on average 12 to 15 cents less than devices that prevent reuse and needle stick injuries. In industrialized countries, the injection systems are firmly established and well resourced, with the most advanced… Continue

Added by Christopher Green on December 6, 2009 at 1:00pm — No Comments

We had a needle stick. What do we do now?

Coping with OSHA



We had a needle stick.

What do we do now?




HARRISBIOMEDICAL can help.



When your employee has an exposure incident, you must respond immediately. Exposure incidents include injuries from contaminated sharps or any blood, saliva or other potentially infectious material contact with eye, mucous membrane or non-intact skin.



For any exposure incident, you… Continue

Added by Christopher Green on December 6, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

History of Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act

History of Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act



Compliance: To reduce the health risk to individuals who may be involved in exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials, OSHA promulgated the Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) on December 6, 1991.



Congress was prompted to take action in response to growing concerns over bloodborne pathogen exposures from sharps injuries and in… Continue

Added by Christopher Green on December 6, 2009 at 11:28am — No Comments

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