Staff Safety Tool: Preventing Needlestick Injuries Checklist

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.


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