Latest Blood-borne disease Stories

2010-11-05 00:00:36

On 10th Anniversary of Needlestick Safety legislation, ANA says more still needs to be done Washington, DC (Vocus) November 4, 2010 Ten years ago, Congress passed the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act, legislation aimed at protecting nurses and other health care professionals from being injured by needles and other sharp objects that can carry bloodborne infections. A November 4th briefing hosted by the American Nurses Association (ANA) examined the efficacy of that legislation and...

2010-10-26 10:12:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A landmark study of 22 million safety devices used in 61 French hospitals over a two-year period has confirmed the theory that passive, fully automatic safety devices offer significantly better protection against accidental needlestick injuries (NSIs) than early generation active safety technologies such as semi-automatic (push-button) devices or those with manually sliding shields or hinged caps. (Logo:...

2010-08-26 06:30:00

DULUTH, Ga., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), a distance training institution dedicated to providing online training to the child care industry, is proud to announce the addition of a new professional development course for early child care professionals about preventing the spread of Bloodborne Pathogens HLTH102: Preventing the Spread of Bloodborne Pathogens describes safe practices for reducing the spread of bloodborne pathogens in the child care setting,...

2010-06-22 07:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stericycle, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: SRCL) Steri-Safe Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) Training has received national acclaim as a Telly Awards winner for online education. The Steri-Safe BBP Training is the cornerstone of Stericycle's Steri-Safe OSHA Compliance Program. Serving tens of thousands of various healthcare providers in the U.S., members of the Steri-Safe OSHA Compliance Program can now take an award winning BBP Training as part of their...

2010-05-17 07:15:00

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeShot Technologies, LLC, a leader in safety syringe innovation, today launched a new campaign called "No More Pricks" to build awareness around the needlestick injury issue which affects more than 1 million healthcare workers each year. SafeShot Technologies has developed an affordable solution to address the risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens as well as the reusability of contaminated syringes with its patented Epiphany Vacuum-barrel...

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