Archive Employee Safety Guide 2008

7 Non-stick Plans
Here's how to protect your staff from the tools of their trade.

Making an Ergonomic Effort
Steps toward reducing stress and strain in your ORs.

Toward a Smoke-free OR
The hazards of surgical smoke are well documented. So why are many smoke evacuation systems going unused?

Safe Medical Waste Disposal
Fluid systems, sharps containers and PPE help protect staff during room turnovers.

5 Tips for Safe Patient Handling
An ergonomist offers advice to prevent back injuries from patient handling.

Surgery's Hidden Dangers
Prevent cross-contamination to protect patients and staff from harmful bacteria and infectious diseases.

Is Your Facility Latex-safe?
Having to deal with a latex allergy is a matter of when, not if.

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