President Clinton has signed into law safe needle legislation to help protect healthcare workers from injury by needlesticks, which are injuries from needles and other "sharp" devices used in healthcare facilities. The Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act amends OSHA’s bloodborne pathogens standard to include the definition of "safer medical devices" and the requirement that employers must consider and implement the use of such safer medical devices in their facilities.
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The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.