Staff Education Tool: NIOSH Guide to Needlestick/Sharps Injury Prevention

The CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health offers a free and downloadable poster on how healthcare workers can prevent needlestick and sharps injuries.

The poster details activities with potential for needlestick injuries and what healthcare employers and employees can do to reduce the risk of harm.

Download the How to Prevent Needlestick and Sharps Injuries poster (PDF) for adaptation and use in your facility.

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