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Helping Hand - Outpatient Surgery Magazine - July 2019

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J U L Y 2 0 1 9 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y. N E T • 4 7 J ennifer Pennock is AORN's senior manager of government affairs, though lately a better title for her might be senior manager of smoke evacuation legislation efforts. There's lots of excitement around smoke evacuation legislation, and rightly so, and Ms. Pennock is right in the thick of the advocacy efforts, lobbying state legislators and other policymakers for mandatory smoke-free OR laws and educating them about the dan- gers of exposure to surgical smoke. With new laws in Rhode Island and Colorado requiring hospitals and Dan O'Connor | Editor-in-Chief Surgical Smoke: A Blueprint for Legislative Success Two states now protect OR workers from surgical smoke. Could yours be next? • ALL CLEAR Rhode Island (2018), Colorado (2019) and Oregon (2020) are the first 3 states to pass mandatory smoke evacua- tion laws.

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