Safety features of safety scalpels are frequently not activated and blade tips are left exposed, leading to injury during use, hand to hand passing or after use.
The SAFhandleTM retractable safety scalpels are fitted with SAFhandleTM round tip safety blades to ensure protection at all times.
Of the 1,700 recorded scalpel injuries, 19% occurred during safety device activation; 7% of those injuries occurred because the user improperly activated the safety device. In 27% of recorded injuries, the user did not activate the safety feature at all.
2 – Three Detent Position – Use, Pass and Dispose.
3 – Steadfast Disposal Lock: The blade can be retracted and locked for safe disposal preventing re-use. A click confirms the lock.
4 – Visually verify that the blade is safely locked for disposal.
5 – Has minimal volume- ideal for kits and disposal volumes.
6 – Intuitive Design-the user immediately “knows” how to use the product, increasing user confidence and safety.
7 – Single handed operation.
8 – Colour coded button to identify blade size.
9 – Swedish high quality stainless steel blade.
10 – Graduated handle.
11 – Phthalates and Latex free.