What are Low Dead Space Syringes?

December 26th, 2013 by admin | Permalink

QD2 Syringe VolumesDead space in needles and syringes wastes billions of dollars, contributes to vaccine shortages and leads to inaccurate dosing. Dead space in needles and syringes also contributes to HIV and hepatitis C virus transmission among people who inject drugs. There are a number of alternative needle and syringe designs that reduce or eliminate dead space. Several major syringe manufacturers have patented these designs. However, there is no real financial incentive for them to phase out the production of standard needles and syringes and replace them with low dead space alternatives. Our aim is to bring about a change by increasing demand for low dead space needles and syringes and reducing demand for standard needles and syringes.

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Preventing Needlestick Injuries in Health Care Settings

December 26th, 2009 by admin | Permalink

 Preventing Needlestick Injuries in Health Care Settings WARNING!

Health care workers who use or may be exposed to needles are at increased risk of needlestick injury. Such injuries can lead to serious or fatal infections with bloodborne pathogens such as hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Employers of health care workers should implement the use of improved engineering controls to reduce needlestick injuries: •

  • Eliminate the use of needles where safe and effective alternatives are available.
  • •Implement the use of devices with safety features and evaluate their use to determine which are most effective and acceptable.

Needlestick injuries can best be reduced when the use of improved engineering controls is incorporated into a comprehensive program involving workers.

Employers should implement the following program elements: •

Analyze needlestick and other sharps-related injuries in your workplace to identify hazards and injury trends.

•Set priorities and strategies for prevention by examining local and national information about risk factors for needlestick injuries and successful intervention efforts. •

Ensure that health care workers are properly trained in the safe use and disposal of needles.

•Modify work practices that pose a needlestick injury hazard to make them safer. •

Promote safety awareness in the work environment. •

Establish procedures for and encourage the reporting and timely followup of all needlestick and other sharps-related injuries.

•Evaluate the effectiveness of prevention efforts and provide feedback on performance.

 

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Prism Plastics’ acquisition of Tech Molded Plastics called a ‘combination of equals’

June 30th, 2016 by admin | Permalink

June 30, 2016 Clare Goldsberry Injection Molding Prism Plastics (Chesterfield Township, MI), a high-precision plastic product company, has acquired Tech Molded Plastics Inc. (Meadville, PA), a full-service injection molding company specializing in tight-tolerance, precision molding and the manufacture of production injection molds. Prism is a… Business

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Covestro at K Show for the very first time

June 27th, 2016 by admin | Permalink

June 27, 2016 K Show Karen Laird Materials Sustainability K 2016 is a premiere for Covestro – the first time the company is appearing at the show under its new name. Speaking at the pre-K event organized last week in Cologne, Covestro CEO Patrick Thomas emphasized the role of the company’s innovative and sustainable materials in helping to make the world…

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Global glut of polyethylene, polypropylene to challenge margins for producers

May 20th, 2016 by admin | Permalink

May 20, 2016 Clare Goldsberry Materials Image courtesy Ohmega1982/ freedigitalphotos.net. A surge in new plastics chemical capacity coming from low-cost producers in North America, the Middle East and China is driving an oversupply in the global market for polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP). The glut will pressure margins for… Business

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The people problem in an Industrial Internet of Things era, and how to fix it

May 12th, 2016 by admin | Permalink

May 12, 2016 PLASTEC East Norbert Sparrow Business Image courtesy CoolDesign/ freedigitalphotos.net. Whether you embrace it or dread it, there is no escaping the Internet of Things (IoT). It will be, if it is not already, part of your personal and professional life. As Jacob Morgan notes in “A Simple Explanation of the Internet of Things,”…

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Avery Dennison appoints new CEO

February 29th, 2016 by admin | Permalink

Labeling and packaging materials supplier Avery Dennison Corp. (Glendale, CA) has appointed Mitchell R. Butier as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective May 1, 2016, and nominated him for election to the Board at the company’s upcoming Annual Meeting of Stockholders on April 28, 2016. Current Chairman and CEO Dean Scarborough to stay on the Board as Executive Chairman. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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