Staff Safety Tool: Needlestick Prevention Educational Brochure

The Premier Safety Institute offers a free, downloadable needlestick prevention educational brochure for use in all healthcare settings.

 

The 12-page brochure has information about:

  • How needlesticks happen
  • Why needlesticks are stressful to you and your family
  • What work practices can protect you
  • What the laws are for using safety devices
  • How to evaluate safety devices
  • How to dispose of sharps safely
  • What to do if you are injured

 

Download a low resolution version (pdf) or high resolution version (pdf) for use by your facility.

 

Note: View our database providing more than 225 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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