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Personal Safety

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Watch Your Step

Protect your surgeons and staff from slips, trips and falls in the OR.

Posted 05/08/14 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

A Sharps Safety Program Even OSHA Could Love

Inspectors lauded our efforts to limit needlesticks and cuts.

Posted 04/02/14 | Jennifer Skersick, RN | Post a comment

Managing Radiation Exposure in the OR

5 steps to safe C-arm use.

Posted 03/04/14 | David Bernard, Senior Associate Editor | Post a comment

Two Gloves Are Better Than One

Double-gloving is proven to reduce risks of sharps injuries and exposure to bloodborne infections.

Posted 03/04/14 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | Post a comment

Equip Your ORs for Sharps Safety

Safety-engineered sharps and trays provide passing protection.

Posted 02/10/14 | David Bernard, Senior Associate Editor | Post a comment

OSHA Launches New Website to Protect Hospital Workers

Site takes aim at curbing musculoskeletal injuries from patient handling and moving.

Posted 01/15/14 | Post a comment

Getting the Point of Sharps Safety

8 questions on the rules that protect your staff.

Posted 12/03/13 | Beverly Kirchner, RN, BSN, CNOR, CASC | Post a comment

Pay Attention to OR Ergonomics

Laparoscopic surgery can be a nightmare for surgeons.

Posted 11/25/13 | Jim Burger, Associate Editor | 1 comment

Lawsuit: Nurse Injures Back While Preventing Patient from Sliding Off OR Table

Now she's suing the CRNA who accidentally tilted the table in the wrong direction.

Posted 10/02/13 | Post a comment

The Powerful Case for Double Gloving

How to convince your OR team to put an extra pair on.

Posted 10/01/13 | Gail O. Guterl, Contributing Editor | 1 comment

Infection Control

Take the Work Out Of Preop Skin Prep

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