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Patient Safety Tool: OSHA Fact Sheet on Proper Handling of Contaminated Sharps

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OSHA has published a two-page, downloadable fact sheet on how to properly handle contaminated sharps.

 

The fact sheet provides best practices to decrease staff members' chances of contracting bloodborne diseases.

 

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Download the OSHA fact sheet on handling contaminated sharps (pdf) for distribution in your facility.

 

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