BRITISH SAFETY Council welcomes the publication of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) survey results on sharps injuries in 2020. The results reveal that sharps injuries have increased by 50%. In 2020, 15% of survey respondents said they had suffered a 'sharps injury', compared to 10% in 2008.
A STUDY into a major cause of hospital acquired infections (HAI) has begun. The work is exploring how contagion bacteria survive even deep cleans with chemical products and is evaluating a novel approach to reduce HAI through the use of probiotic hard surface cleaners.
CASELLA HAS developed an innovative solution to simplify social distancing in the workplace with the launch of the Orbi-Trace smart tag. The solution provides simple proximity alerts all the way up to full effective contact tracing.