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01/12/2017

The 7th European Biosafety Summit to focus on reducing sharp injures in the healthcare sectors

The Order of French Nurses and the European Biosafety Network, together with député Olivier Véran, are hosting the 7th European Biosafety Summit on Thursday 18 January, at the French National Assembly in Paris. Attendees will include EU institutions, Politicians Social Partners, Health Bodies, Trade Unions, and healthcare professionals from across France.

The Summit will look at the current situation in France, with new data on sharps injuries based on a survey of French nurses and examples of best practice from other EU member states.  It will also address Europe-wide issues related to reducing sharps injuries in the hospital and healthcare sector, as well as the implementation of the European Sharps Directive.

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Read an OSHwiki article about prevention of sharp injuries