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The EU commission is taking care of your safety!

The European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) and the European Hospital and Healthcare Employers’ Association (HOSPEEM) have concluded a framework agreement on the prevention from sharp injuries setting the following parameters1:

Purpose:
Prevent workers’ injuries caused by all medical sharps to achieve the safest possible working environment.
Scope:
This agreement applies to all workers in the hospital and healthcare sector.
Timeline:
By 11th May 2013, the EU Directive has to be implemented into national legislation in the EU member states.

B. Braun is your reliable partner in implementing the EU Directive!

In line with our claim of sharing expertise B. Braun aims to increase the risk awareness for sharps injuries worldwide. Together with our customers we seek to identify preventive strategies to enhance the level of safety for healthcare workers every day. The implementation of the EU Directive on the prevention of sharps injuries requires a change process in the hospital and other healthcare settings. Therefore B. Braun is aiming to facilitate this change process by providing useful guidelines and recommendable examples for the implementation of the EU  Directive.    
 

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