Personal Safety

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Burning Question

Are you committed to keeping your ORs free of surgical smoke?

Posted 01/09/17 | Mary J. Ogg, MSN, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

Keep Your Employees Free From Harm

A number of hazards are lurking in your operating rooms.

Posted 11/30/16 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | 1 comment

Keep OR Floors Clear and Dry

For the surgical team, safety starts from the ground up.

Posted 09/23/16 | Chris Eggert-Rosenthal, MSN, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

The Finer Points of Sharps Safety

Focus on these 4 areas to reduce risks of cuts and sticks.

Posted 09/23/16 | Angela Laramie, MPH | 1 comment

Surgeon and Staff Safety: Lost in the Shuffle

Does your OR team focus as much on its own safety as that of the patient's?

Posted 07/12/16 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | Post a comment

Safety: Get the Most Out of Your Safety Checklist

Frontline feedback and active participation help check all the boxes.

Posted 06/02/16 | Jessica Geddings, BSN, RN, NE-BC, CSPDT | Post a comment

How We Got Rid of Latex Gloves Once and for All

We made the switch years ago, and have never looked back.

Posted 06/02/16 | Robert Brown, MD, MPH | 1 comment

Is FDA's Push to Ban Powdered Gloves Long Overdue?

Experts say severe health hazards have been well known for years.

Posted 04/22/16 | Jim Burger, Senior Editor | Post a comment

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