Quote – Ronald Jasper spokesperson for Becton Dickinson needle company.

[Our products are] are safe when used as instructed….Generally, the people who are using our products . . . are really the expert in what the appropriate method is to handle these hypodermic needles and patients and that sort of thing.

From “Watchdogs Fail Health Workers,” by Reynolds Holding, William Carlsen, and the Chronicle Staff Writers. He argues that hospitals and medical workers know more about needle safety than the company does. http://www.sfgate.com/cgibin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/1998/04/15/MN1902.DTL&ao...

Wednesday, April 15, 1998