Metal detector systems identify needles in hospital laundry

US researchers are developing metal detector systems for hospital laundry systems in order to catch safely ‘lost’ equipment items and needles.

How sad that this is necessary but hospital laundry workers have a high rate of sharps injuries, as do waste handlers.

http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/education/2015/02/14/students-help-hospital-sort-laundry-issue/23440397/

 

 

 

 

 

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