Staff Safety Tool: Preventing Needlestick Injuries Toolkit


The World Health Organization provides a free, downloadable preventing needlestick injuries toolkit.


The toolkit's table of the contents is as follows:

  • General information
  • Training materials
  • ICN fact sheets and guidelines
  • ILO code of practice (COP) on HIV/AIDS and implementing the ILO COP
  • Post exposure prophylaxis (PEP)
  • Resources
  • Surveillance
  • WHO injection safety materials


Each section features downloadable PDFs that provide practical guidance, best practices, case studies and tools to help education and protect healthcare workers from needlestick injuries.


Access the WHO's preventing needlestick injuries toolkit by clicking here.


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


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