Patient Safety Tool: Sharps Safety Educational Brochure

June 15, 2011 | Print  |

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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