The Next Generation of Low Dead Space Disposable Syringes
Does the standard apply to public sector (State and local government) employees?
Federal OSHA standards do not apply to public sector employees, but the 24 states and two territories that operate OSHA-approved state plans are required to enforce an "at least as effective" standard in the public…
Added by Christopher Green on December 3, 2011 at 9:52am — No Comments
What is the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act?
The Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act (the Act) (Pub. L. 106-430) was signed into law on November 6, 2000. Because occupational…
Added by Christopher Green on December 3, 2011 at 9:39am — No Comments
Bloodborne Pathogens and Needlestick Prevention
Needlestick injuries and other sharps-related injuries which expose workers to bloodborne…Continue
Added by Christopher Green on April 23, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
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