Hospitals » Central Sterile Supply

Centralized storage and preparation of surgical supplies and special equipment increases hospital efficiency. Central sterile supply staff manage inventory, and prepare and sterilize operating room instruments, sterile trays, and other equipment and supplies for use throughout the hospital. [See OSHA’s statement regarding its choice of focus points for this hospital area]

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