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IRIC safety alert

Safety Action Notice – SAN2203

Published on 25 January 2022

From: Health Facilities Scotland

SAN2203 - Reusable Sling Checks: Joerns Healthcare Technical Bulletin 0442



Joerns Healthcare has issued Technical Bulletin 0442 on Oxford reusable slings. The bulletin highlights the difference between seam slippage (needle hole elongation) and laddering, rips or tears (wear and damage). Guidance is provided on pre-use checks and thorough examinations.