Oxford-based Owen Mumford has launched Ateria SafeControl, its next generation of safety pen needles. Described as an active safety pen needle for healthcare professionals who use injection pens to administer medication, or people who self-inject. it is designed to protect users from needlestick injuries (NSIs) while enabling them to keep control of the overall injection process. Ateria SafeControl features and benefits include a visible needle an innovative manual push tab for one-handed activation of the safety mechanism and dual visible and audible safety indicators for confirmation the safety mechanism is activated. In addition, a safety guard covers the needle to prevent needlestick injuries after injection. It is compatible with all major brands of injection pens. It is now available as a prescribed product.