Staff Safety Tool: Preventing Needlestick Injuries Checklist

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The American Nurses Association provides a free, downloadable checklist poster to help healthcare workers prevent needlestick injuries.

 

The checklist provides 16 steps to take prior to a procedure using sharps, during the procedure and post-procedure.

 

Download the ANA's preventing needlestick injuries checklist (pdf) for use in your facility.

 

Note: View our database providing 175 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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