Fear of Contamination
The trip from patient to sharps bin can be a precarious adventure, especially in a bustling emergency room. To eliminate the risk of accidentally sticking someone with a contaminated needle, we designed the syringe to retract its needle immediately after use. HFDW also created a tamper-proof locking mechanism that prevents any additional use after the primary injection.
Once the mechanisms were proven through a series of working prototypes, a battery of cast models were created to explore areas of comfort, understanding new technology applied to a familiar product, and a style that is consistent with BD’s high standards of design.