A #3 scalpel handle with a protective safety shield to prevent scalpel injuries.
- Requires no change in surgeon's technique
- Use your surgeon's preferred choice of blade
- Blade can be changed as often as needed throughout the procedure
- Same width, puncture-ability and visibility as a traditional scalpel handle
Also available: Scalpel Disarmer
Available through your Custom Procedural Tray (CPT) Provider.
OSHA Regulated States:
Alaska, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming.
Download Sandel's new pamphlet (in PDF format) Safe Handling of Sharps an easy to read, condensed version of what you need to know about OSHA, The Joint Commission and CMS regulations and standards. As well as how to analyze the real cost of those injuries.
Surgeons historically find Safety Scalpels unacceptable due to inadequate performance.
Next generation protective safety handle.