Liquid Waste Disposal System

October 11, 2006 7:10 am | Bemis Health Care | Product Releases | Comments

The Quick-Drain™ Systems provide safe and cost-effective disposal of liquid infectious waste. Two separate systems utilize both Bemis Hi-Flow Rigid Suction Canisters and Bemis Quick-Fit™ Suction Liners. These systems quickly drain infectious waste into the sanitary sewer at a rate of 500cc per second, saving staff time.

LISTED UNDER: Fluid Waste Management Products

Safety Scalpel

September 13, 2006 12:30 pm | BD Medical | Product Releases | Comments

Booth # 1529A • The BD Bard-Parker™ Protected Blade System, which features reusable metal handles and protected surgical blades, is now manufactured in additional sizes. The product is now available in size 20 through 23 protected surgical blades with a compatible size 4 safety handles. The company also offers the same safety shield design in a full line of disposable scalpels.

LISTED UNDER: Safety Scalpels

Hands-Free Sharps Disposal Containers

June 15, 2006 5:43 am | Health Care Logistics | Product Releases | Comments

Horizontal Entry Sharps Containers give health care workers the luxury of hands-free sharps disposal and reduce needlestick injuries. These containers feature a safety chamber that rotates when weighted and safely releases sharps into the container, preventing the need for excessive handling of these hazardous materials.

LISTED UNDER: Sharps Disposal Products

Sharps Disposal Container

June 15, 2006 5:43 am | Bemis Health Care | Product Releases | Comments

Bemis SharpSentinel™ sharps disposal containers are designed for the safety of both patients and staff. A variety of sizes allow staff to select the right unit for the application. Eight- and Eleven-gallon containers are ideal for use in the OR for disposal of oversize syringes, laparoscopic instruments, trocars, and other large infectious waste items.

LISTED UNDER: Sharps Disposal Products

Scalpel Blade Removal System

June 15, 2006 5:35 am | Quanta Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

The QlickSmart Single-Handed Scalpel Blade Removal System protects surgical nurses from exposure to dangerous cuts and contaminants when removing the blades from scalpels. This system allows nurses to simply direct the blade into a mounted disposable cartridge with one hand, listen for the click, and then pull out the scalpel.

LISTED UNDER: Sharps Disposal Products

Colby Manufacturing Corporation

April 12, 2006 10:43 am | Colby Manufacturing Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Finally, a better solution for protecting selected areas from fluid waste. Introducing the new WaterBoom™ Quiet Floor Suction Strip, the most effective way to stop the flow of fluid waste on your operating room floor. The WaterBoom™ Quiet Floor Suction Device is a convenient, effective means of controlling infectious waste fluid generated during wet procedures.

LISTED UNDER: Fluid Waste Management Products

Hepatitis & Barrier Protection Education Module

April 12, 2006 10:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Ansell recently announced the availability of a new education module for healthcare professionals entitled Understanding Hepatitis and the Appropriate Barrier Protection . The self-study module, which is available at no charge, has been developed for use by professionals who are responsible for or involved in establishing institutional policy and procedure, educating healthcare personnel, maintaining regulatory compliance (OSHA, ADA, CDC), and overall employee health and infection control services.


Radiation Safety Education Module

April 12, 2006 10:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Ansell recently released a new self-study educational module for healthcare professionals. Entitled Basic Considerations of Radiation Safety and Barrier Protection , this module addresses staff, patient, and healthcare issues associated with high radiation exposure situations. The self-study module, which is available at no charge, has been developed for use by professionals who are responsible for or involved in high-radiation exposure environments.


Electrical Fire Prevention Products

February 9, 2006 4:29 am | Post Glover Lifelink | Product Releases | Comments

NFPA code-compliant Isolated Power Systems provide electrical fault protection required in “wet” operating room settings. The power systems isolate faults while continuing to supply power to vital medical equipment, an integrated alarm provides notification for quick fault correction. Isolated Power Systems are available in basic or dual voltage models as well as a model specifically designed for use in laser procedures.

LISTED UNDER: Fluid Resistant Products

Fluid Capture Device

February 9, 2006 4:27 am | Promethean Medical Tech. Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Booth # XXXX • The Promethean Fluid Control Island® is a patented, proactive device designed to capture and contain fluids lost from the patient and instrumentation during scope procedures. It is a combination drape and collection vessel that rests on the floor, uses existing hospital wall suction, and immediately evacuates fluids for measurement before they hit the floor.

LISTED UNDER: Fluid Waste Management Products

Scalpel Blade Remover

December 13, 2005 2:09 am | Myco Medical | Product Releases | Comments

The Qlicksmart Scalpel Blade Remover is a safe, convenient, compatible, and extremely easy to use device. The flask and mounting bracket which is fixed either to a bench, a wall or a trolley offers healthcare personnel a safe alternative to conventional scalpel blade removal. The scalpel handle and blade is inserted into the slot in the flask and advanced until the ‘CLICK’ is heard.

LISTED UNDER: Sharps Disposal Products

Fluid Disposal Systems

May 11, 2005 12:03 pm | MD Technologies, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Environ-mate™ DM6000 Series Suction-Drain™ Systems offer low-cost, practical solutions to fluid waste management concerns. Health Care Staff is isolated from exposure to suctioned fluids, and room turnaround time is minimized. Units are designed for GI/Endoscopy, SPD/Utility Room and Surgery (Cystoscopy, Arthroscopy and Urology) Applications.

LISTED UNDER: Fluid Waste Management Products

Waste Fluid Evacuation System

May 11, 2005 12:03 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The Aqua-Box is a compact, stand-alone, wall-mounted unit that optionally adds a disinfectant before safely discarding waste fluid down existing facility sewer lines. Quick, efficient and safe, Aqua-Box can evacuate a standard suction canister in about 12 seconds. By eliminating the pouring and splashing of suction canisters, it provides a safer alternative for handling potentially infectious fluids.

LISTED UNDER: Fluid Waste Management Products

Fluid Collection Device

May 11, 2005 12:03 pm | AVEC Scientific Design | Product Releases | Comments

The Black Hole FLASH fluid management device is used on the floor of the OR typically when doing arthroscopies & ACL's. While other products suck and pull air leaving water behind, the patented wicking action of the FLASH means water is soaked in whether there is a lot of water or a little. The FLASH will not suck itself to the floor so it is also easy to move.

LISTED UNDER: Fluid Waste Management Products


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