Patient Safety Tool: Sharps Safety Educational Brochure

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created a free, downloadable brochure focusing on sharps safety.

 

The two-page brochure provides guidance to prevent sharps injuries, characteristics of facilities with fewer sharps injuries, statistics on the chances of injection from a contaminated sharps injury, safety devices for consideration and more.

 

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Download the CDC brochure titled "Sharps Safety for Healthcare Professionals" (pdf).

 

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