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Scalpel Blade Safety

Removal of scalpel blades by hand is a practice that increases exposure to bloodborne and contact pathogens and can often  lead to percutaneous injury.   There are safer methods of removing a scalpel blade from its holder that will prevent these sharps injuries from occurring.

 

Qlicksmart BladeFLASK

 
 

Qlicksmart BladeFLASK

 

Qlicksmart BladeFLASK provides a simply safer way to remove and contain used scalpel blades. This world-first single-handed scalpel blade remover has removed more than 60 million blades worldwide and potentially prevented up to 200,000 scalpel injuries and the consequent infections. BladeFLASK is a passive (automatic) safety device, and therefore safer and more effective than active (manual) safety devices.



Qlicksmart BladeFLASK prevents the dangerous injuries commonly caused by removing blades with fingers, forceps or re-sheathing technique and complies with safety guidelines such as OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.
 

 



Qlicksmart BladeCASSETTE

 

Qlicksmart BladeCASSETTE

Qlicksmart BladeCASSETTE provides a simply safer way to remove and contain used scalpel blades in sterile operating environments. This single-handed scalpel blade remover is a passive (automatic) safety device, and therefore safer and more effective than active (manual) safety devices.

 

Qlicksmart BladeCASSETTE prevents the dangerous injuries commonly caused by removing blades with fingers, forceps or re-sheathing technique and dramatically reduces the risk of scalpel blade injuries in operating theatres. BladeCASSETTE complies with safety guidelines such as OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.
 

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Qlicksmart BladeSINGLE

 

Qlicksmart BladeSINGLE

Qlicksmart BladeSINGLE provides a simply safer way to remove and contain used scalpel blades in sterile operating environments. This single-handed scalpel blade remover is a passive (automatic) safety device, and therefore safer, more reliable, and more effective than active (manual) safety devices.


Qlicksmart BladeSINGLE prevents the dangerous injuries commonly caused by removing blades with fingers, forceps or re-sheathing technique and dramatically reduces the risk of scalpel blade injuries in operating theatres. BladeSINGLE complies with safety guidelines such as OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.

 

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QLICKSMART Family of Sterile Blade Removers

QLICKSMART Family of Sterile Blade Removers

Qlicksmart Sterile Blade Removers provide a simply safer way to remove and contain used scalpel blades in sterile operating environments. These single-handed scalpel blade removers are passive (automatic) safety devices, and therefore safer and more effective than active (manual) safety devices.


Qlicksmart Sterile Blade Removers prevent the dangerous injuries commonly caused by removing blades with fingers, forceps or re-sheathing technique and comply with safety guidelines such as OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.
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QLICKSMART BladeNeedleSYSTEM

QLICKSMART BladeNeedleSYSTEM

Qlicksmart BladeNeedleSYSTEM provides a simply safer way to remove and contain used scalpel blades and suture needles in sterile operating environments. BladeNeedleSYSTEM replaces the two-handed built-in blade remover of the existing needle counters with the safe single-handed scalpel blade remover to prevent the dangerous injuries commonly caused by removing blades with fingers, forceps or re-sheathing techniques.

 

 

Qlicksmart BladeNeedleSYSTEM complies with safety guidelines such as OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard and minimizes the risk of injury in sterile fields through the single-handed blade removing action in addition to safe containment of needles.
 

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