Reminder: Scholarship Contest Deadline November 28

The Sharps Compliance Scholarship Contest is currently accepting entries until Wednesday, November 28, 2018. To enter, college students studying healthcare next Spring must submit an essay on the topic below along with an application. More details about where to send these items can be found here. Three prizes of $1500, $1000, and $750 will be awarded on December 7.
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New Laws and Prescription Guidelines Target Opioid Abuse Crisis

In 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expressed concern that physicians were contributing to the opioid epidemic by over-prescribing the drugs. Recent evidence shows that doctors paid attention. In July, Blue Cross Blue Shield reported 2017 numbers showing fewer opioid prescriptions and an increase in new prescriptions meeting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s chronic pain prescription guidelines.
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Spring 2019 Scholarship Essay Topic Announced

Sharps Compliance has announced its Spring 2019 Scholarship Contest essay topic. Each semester Sharps Compliance awards three scholarships to students enrolled in accredited universities studying a healthcare-related major. The prize amounts are $1500, $1000, and $750 for first-, second-, and third-prize winners, respectively.
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Prepare for OSHA Inspections with ComplianceTrac

Workplace safety is a serious issue that affects your bottom line. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that direct workers’ compensation claims cost US employers $1 billion each week. Unfortunately, in many companies, safety training and education begins and ends with a dusty bookshelf full of “safety manuals” and brightly colored “Safety First!” posters in the break room.
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