Studies & articles

28% Waste Reduction 5-yr 103-hospital study CleanMed 2009

5-year study of 103 hospitals presented at CleanMed Conference (USA) 2009, showing 28% waste reduction through use of Sharpsmart Reusable Safety Device.

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28% Waste Reduction 11-hospital study 2009 Research Symposium

Study of 11 hospitals presented at St Vincent's (USA) Research Symposium 2009, showing 28% waste reduction through use of Sharpsmart Reusable Safety Device.

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Microbiological Safety of Reusable Bins ReSource August 2009

Article published in ReSource magazine (Aug:12-15) in 2009 discussing the microbiological safety of reusable medical waste bins and sharps containers.

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Reduction of Sharps Injuries APIC 2009.pdf

28 hospital study presented at APIC Conference (USA) 2009, showing reduction of sharps injuries through use of Sharpsmart Reusable Safety Device.

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Sharps Injury Reduction Using Sharpsmart JHI 2003

8 hospital international study published in Journal of Hospital Infection (UK) 2003, showing reduction of sharps injuries through use of Sharpsmart Reusable Safety Device.

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The Rise of Reusables - Canadian Journal of Green HealthCare Nov 2010

Literature review explaining the move from disposable to reusable sharps containers in healthcare facilities.

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Abstract of Sharps Injury Reduction study American Journal of Infection Control Dec 2010

Sharps injury reduction using a sharps container with enhanced engineering: A 28 hospital nonrandomized intervention and cohort study.

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2011 article from US law firm Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

2011 Client Alert article from US law firm Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP warning hospitals about the potential exposure to litigation from making decisions that focus more on costs than on safety.

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Sharps Injuries: Containing the Problem, Practical Patient Care magazine March 2011

A consultant microbiologist outlines international trends in sharps injuries and prevention and explains how legislation, new sharps container standards and human factors engineering can help reduce the problem.

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Engineered Sharps containers ReSource May 2011

Article published in ReSource magazine (May:62-65) in 2011 discussing the effect of engineered sharps containers as a strategy to reduce sharps injuries.

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