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Assembly advances Munoz, DeFuccio bill limiting surgical smoke exposure in certain health care facilities

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly on Thursday advanced a measure to protect health care workers from surgical smoke exposure. Sponsored by Assemblywomen Nancy Munoz and DeAnne DeFuccio, the bill (A256) requires certain health care facilities to use smoke evacuation systems in operating rooms.    “Our health care professionals deserve...

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Health panel approves bill to limit employee exposure to surgical smoke

TRENTON, N.J. – Recognizing the health consequences of surgical smoke exposure, an Assembly panel passed a bill sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz on Thursday to require smoke evacuation systems in operating rooms.  “Our health care professionals deserve a truly smoke-free workplace,” Munoz (R-Union) said. “No one should have to...

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