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Staff Safety Tool: Needlestick Injury Prevention Assessment Tool

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The World Health Organization provides a free, downloadable needlestick injury prevention assessment tool.

 

WHO describes the 10-page tool as a "combined tool for assessing the safety of injections, suturing, phlebotomy, intravenous access (insertion of IV and piggybacks), and needlestick injury prevention strategy among healthcare workers (injection providers and healthcare waste handlers)."

 

Download the WHO's needlestick injury prevention assessment tool (pdf) for adaptation and use in your facility.

 

Note: View our database providing more than 125 reports that link to free, downloadable and adaptable tools for use in surgery centers, hospitals and other organizations by clicking here.

 

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