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November  5, 2012


Online conference: Advancing needlestick safety: the unfinished agenda

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
1-2 p.m. ET

 Join the conversation on advancing needlestick safety for all

Safe In Common and its supporters, including the Premier Safety Institute, invite you to participate in the first in a series of online conference events that will examine the origins, current state and unmet needs of needlestick safety.

Register now to join a panel of leaders and healthcare industry experts at this online conference as they discuss the issues and barriers facing needlestick safety. Most importantly, find out how to work together to eliminate the threat of needlesticks and make a safer work environment for us all. (Note: A web recording of the online conference will be available after the program at the Safe in Common website)


Mary Foley, PhD, RN

Mary Foley, PhD, RN
Safe in Common chairperson
Former president, American Nurses Association

PJ (Pamela J.) Haylock. PhD, RN, FAAN

PJ (Pamela J.) Haylock. PhD, RN, FAAN
Chief executive officer
Association for Vascular Access (AVA)

Janine C. Jagger, PhD

Janine C. Jagger, PhD
Professor of research - Internal Medicine and Infectious
Diseases, University of Virginia
Founder and director of the International Health Care Worker Safety Center, University of Virginia

Gina Pugliese, RN ,MS

Gina Pugliese, MS, RN
Vice president,
Premier Safety Institute, Premier healthcare alliance
Adjunct faculty, University of Illinois School of Public Health and Rush University College of Nursing
Senior associate editor, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology


  • Visit the Premier Safety Institute website for tools and resources on needlestick prevention
  • Visit the Safe in Common website to take the pledge to promote the use of safer devices to prevent needlestick injuries


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