Sharps safety

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Discover our sharps handling solutions that reduce injury and risk, and aid compliance with OSHA, AORN, and ACS guidelines.


Clinical evidence

Sharps-Related Injuries in the OR

Rose Moss, MN, RN, CNOR

It is imperative that perioperative nurses and other personnel involved in surgical patient care are aware of the clinical implications of sharps-related injuries, as well as best practices and solutions available today to make the OR a safer environment of care.

Safety in the Operating Room

Cathryn Murphy PhD, CIC

Almost one-third of all reported occupational sharps injuries occurred in the OR. Of those injuries, three-quarters were sustained while health care workers were passing sharp devices between members of the surgical team.


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