The device is designed to protect workers in the health sector from needle injuries and contamination from blood borne pathogens, reported.

The passive Safe’n’Sound device provides protection against the risks of being pricked by a soiled needle through a protective sheath which activates automatically once the medicine has been administered.

Rexam Healthcare develops packaging for containers and closures, drug delivery devices, metering pumps and valves and medical components to improve patients’ health.