Safety

AMA worried if your lab coat is safe, for you and patients

OSHA Healthcare Connection, July 6, 2010

At its annual meeting, the American Medical Association recently announced plans to conduct formal research on “textile transmission of infections.”

Some hospitals overseas have already adopted “bare below the elbows” policies that ban ties, lab coats, jewelry, and long sleeves, according to the BBC.

Click here to read about the intended research along with a solution already on the market.

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