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SafeShot Technologies Calls on Healthcare Industry to Clean Up Environment & Eliminate Death and Suffering Caused by Contaminated Syringes
Date:6/28/2010

.osha.gov/needlesticks/needlefaq.html" onclick="linkClick( this.href );" target="_blank" title="Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act">Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act, which requires healthcare facilities to create, maintain, and annually update information on commercially available technology designed to eliminate or minimize occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens. So, why isn’t this problem getting any better?

“Despite this 10-year old law, the rapid spread of Hepatitis and HIV continues to soar,” said Robert Beart, Emeritus Professor of Surgery at USC’s Keck School of Medicine and CEO of SafeShot. ”We address two avoidable issues. One is needlestick injury and the second is syringe reuse. Both of which are associated with disease that can afflict anyone who is around a contaminated needle – patients, healthcare professionals, sanitation workers, police officers, and even young children digging innocently on the beach! SafeShot is committed to helping raise awareness and eliminate downstream and other needlestick injuries caused by contaminated needles. Whether a diabetic, drug abuser or nurse administering an immunization, all users of syringes must see the shot as a potential lethal weapon that can cause harm to others and as such use safe tools to eliminate future risks.”

About SafeShot Technologies                                        
SafeShot Technologies, headquartered in Mission Viejo, California, is a new generation safety syringe development company with the mission to solve the needlestick issue with innovative technology. The Epiphany Safety Syringe is the first patented vacuum-triggered, one-handed, single-use, auto-retractable, auto-disable safety syringe designed to
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