Navigation Links
Safe in Common Offers Experienced Advice for U.K.'s Review of Needlestick Safety Regulations
Date:9/6/2012

NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe in Common (SIC) today encouraged the United Kingdom Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to build on the lessons learned in the United States as it reviews the development of national laws designed to protect healthcare personnel from needlestick injuries.

Safe in Common is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting 5.6 million U.S. healthcare workers at risk of needlestick injury.  The Chairperson of Safe in Common, Dr. Mary Foley, has been active in the American Nurses Association since 1994 and was President from 2000-2002.  She played a key role in the adoption of several state initiatives to reduce injuries to healthcare workers and worked at the national level to secure passage of the Federal Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act in 2000.

Dr. Foley welcomed the start of a six month review by HSE, which comes in response to an E.U. directive adopted in 2010 that requires all European member states to implement national laws for needlestick prevention by May 2013. These laws will seek to mandate the use of safety-engineered devices and other procedures to protect those at risk of infection with blood-borne pathogens such as HIV from needlestick and sharp object injuries. The E.U. Commission for Employment has estimated that needlestick injuries are one of the most serious health and safety threats in European workplaces, and the cause of approximately one million injuries each year.

Dr. Foley said: "It is promising that E.U. countries including the U.K. are seeking feedback from industry leaders regarding the development of the most effective national legislation to protect healthcare workers at risk of harm. We believe it's wise for them to pay close attention to what's transpired in the
'/>"/>

SOURCE Safe in Common
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Full Exercise of Underwriters Option to Purchase Additional Shares of Common Stock
2. Solta Medical, Inc. Closes Public Offering of Common Stock
3. K-V Pharmaceutical Class A and Class B Common Stock Begin Trading on the OTC Markets
4. Solta Medical, Inc. Prices $15 Million Public Offering of Common Stock
5. Solta Medical, Inc. Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock
6. MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Prices Public Offering of Common Stock
7. Cell Therapeutics Announces Institutional Investor Purchased Additional $15 Million of Convertible Preferred Stock and Warrants to Purchase Common Stock
8. Anthera Pharmaceuticals Announces Exercise in Full of Over-Allotment Option and Completion of Public Offering of Common Stock
9. Anthera Pharmaceuticals Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock
10. Anthera Pharmaceuticals Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock
11. Ampio Pharmaceuticals Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 4,615,400 Shares of Common Stock
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2014)... CASTLE ROCK, Colo. , Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... diagnostic company focused on obtaining FDA clearance for ... a rapid blood test for aiding in identifying children, ... who are at low risk for appendicitis, today announced ... Rodman & Renshaw 16 th Annual Global Investment ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... DIEGO , Aug. 28, 2014 Telik, ... development company that merged with MabVax Therapeutics, Inc. ... made significant progress related to the development of ... antibody was recovered using the Company,s internally developed ... the potential for multiple antibody based therapeutic and ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... DUBLIN, Ohio , Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... rising competition in generics are adding pressure to ... internal resources. Company resources continue to shrink and ... complex. This has led companies to look for ... to commercialization and for keeping approved products on ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Venaxis to Present at September Investor Conferences 2Venaxis to Present at September Investor Conferences 3Telik Reports Progress Toward Multiple Early Stage Milestones in the Development of a Novel Antibody-based Therapeutic Agent for Gastrointestinal Cancers 2Telik Reports Progress Toward Multiple Early Stage Milestones in the Development of a Novel Antibody-based Therapeutic Agent for Gastrointestinal Cancers 3Telik Reports Progress Toward Multiple Early Stage Milestones in the Development of a Novel Antibody-based Therapeutic Agent for Gastrointestinal Cancers 44 Key Factors to Consider When Choosing an Effective Regulatory Outsourcing Partner 24 Key Factors to Consider When Choosing an Effective Regulatory Outsourcing Partner 34 Key Factors to Consider When Choosing an Effective Regulatory Outsourcing Partner 4
(Date:8/29/2014)... VA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 ... release of Clinical Trials Magnifier Weekly. , Clinical Trial ... the world every week and reports all the fresh ... FDAnews is able to extract just the information readers ... and drill down using links in the newsletter to ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 2014 And the results are in! ... Caicos Islands, is voted a favorite with tourists and travelers ... the World in the Travelers' Choice Awards on the popular ... all across the globe pick their favorites, and the Turks ... multiple categories. , The Venetian on Grace Bay ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Recent ... have suggested that Americans today are working longer hours ... overworked and overstressed. APEC Water believes that drinking lots ... a Labor Day Sale on their most popular and ... and healthy. From now until 9/2/2014, customers can save ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... Farms, MI (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 ... structured data (relational tables) or unstructured data (document stores). ... while NoSQL products have basically managed the wide assortment ... only way to work with Big Data is with ... to solve the various aspects of all Big Data ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... Two Kelowna dentists are putting out ... a container filled with classroom materials, clinic supplies and even ... , “I don’t think words can describe ... Matson-Visscher. She and her husband, Dr. Jonathan Visscher, both partners ... part of New Reality International’s (NRI) mission to build and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:FDAnews Accounces New Newsletter: Clinical Trial Magnifier Weekly Provides the Most Up-to-Date Clinical Trial Data 2Health News:FDAnews Accounces New Newsletter: Clinical Trial Magnifier Weekly Provides the Most Up-to-Date Clinical Trial Data 3Health News:FDAnews Accounces New Newsletter: Clinical Trial Magnifier Weekly Provides the Most Up-to-Date Clinical Trial Data 4Health News:Relax this Labor Day Weekend with Great Savings on Easy-Install, Do-It-Yourself Drinking and Whole House Water Filters 2Health News:Scientel Announces Support for SQL Queries and Relational Tables Within Its Gensonix® NoSQL DB 2Health News:Scientel Announces Support for SQL Queries and Relational Tables Within Its Gensonix® NoSQL DB 3Health News:Scientel Announces Support for SQL Queries and Relational Tables Within Its Gensonix® NoSQL DB 4Health News:From Canada to Haiti: Kelowna Dentists Raise Funds to Ship Supplies to Self-Sustaining Village for Orphans 2Health News:From Canada to Haiti: Kelowna Dentists Raise Funds to Ship Supplies to Self-Sustaining Village for Orphans 3
... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, July 19 (HealthDay News) -- ... cancer are undergoing chemotherapy may help prevent early menopause and ... July 20 issue of the Journal of the American ... hormone triptorelin when a patient is undergoing chemotherapy helped prevent ...
... , TUESDAY, July 19 (HealthDay News) -- The antidepressants ... provide no appreciable relief, and may raise the ... "The two classes of antidepressants most likely ... no more effective than placebo," the study authors said. ...
... July, 2011 The Research4Life partners today announced two ... case study competition on how HINARI, AGORA, and/or OARE ... a pediatrician from Nepal and Mr. Mulugeta Bayisa, a ... over 60 entries to the competition held in celebration ...
... Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has named its 2011 class of ... designation at a ceremony during the Society,s 53rd Annual ... Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, Fla. , "ASTRO ... members of the radiation oncology community and receiving this ...
... a part of its new initiative, Expanding Access to Opioid ... Europe and Central Asia (EECA), the International AIDS Society (IAS) ... in partnership with the Ukrainian Institute on Public Health Policy ... 6th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS ...
... HILL, N.C. Women who have breastfeeding difficulties in ... likely to suffer postpartum depression two months later compared ... women with breastfeeding difficulties should be screened for depressive ... the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Drug May Prevent Chemo-Linked Menopause in Breast Cancer Patients 2Health News:Drug May Prevent Chemo-Linked Menopause in Breast Cancer Patients 3Health News:Two Antidepressants Given to Dementia Patients Ineffective: Study 2Health News:Joint winners announced in Research4life global case study competition 2Health News:Joint winners announced in Research4life global case study competition 3Health News:ASTRO announces 2011 Fellows class 2Health News:International AIDS Society to launch Virtual Media Centre in July to support opioid substitution therapy in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 2Health News:International AIDS Society to launch Virtual Media Centre in July to support opioid substitution therapy in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 3Health News:International AIDS Society to launch Virtual Media Centre in July to support opioid substitution therapy in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 4Health News:Mothers with breastfeeding difficulties more likely to suffer postpartum depression 2
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: