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STEP II: Take part in our Needlestick and Sharps Safety February Event

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SafetyShare® newsletter brought to you by the Premier Safety Institute®
January  29, 2013


Online conference:
The Unfinished Agenda: Addressing the Challenge

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

1-2 p.m. ET

Continue 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 second in a series of online events that will examine the history, current state and future of needlestick safety.

“The Unfinished Agenda: Addressing the Challenges” will explore topics that relate to keeping your work environment as safe as possible; this installment will focus on safety in the OR, among other issues.


Mary Ogg, MSN, RN, CNOR with The Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
Angela Laramie, Epidemiologist with the Sharps Injury Surveillance and Prevention Project in the Occupational Health Surveillance Program at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health
June M. Fisher, MD, Clinical Professor School of Medicine Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine University of California San Francisco
Elise Handelman Occupational and environmental health consultant, Premier Safety Institute and former director of the Office of Occupational Health Nursing at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Mary Foley, PhD, RN, Safe in Common Chairperson


  • 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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