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Surgical plume can carry dangerous bacteria and viruses, including HIV. As such, they can produce upper respiratory irritation, and have in-vitro mutagenic potential.

More than 500,000 healthcare workers are exposed to laser or electrosurgical smoke each year in North America, including surgeons, nurses, anesthesiologists, and surgical technologists. When the Smoke Evacuation System is turned on, everyone can Breathe Easy. Want to Clear the Air of Surgical Plume?

Take charge of your work environment.

Nurses Advocating Smokefree Theatres Immediately = NASTI


Canadian Nurses Protection Society (CNPS)

The CNPS is:

  • the Canadian nursing profession's own legal support system
  • a not-for-profit society created by nurses for nurses
  • specifically tailored to meet the professional liability needs of registered nurses in all nursing roles
  • occurrence-based: registered nurses can seek assistance from the CNPS in respect of any incident arising from nursing practice that occurred while they were eligible CNPS beneficiaries, irrespective of when a claim arising from this incident is made or a civil action is commenced.

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