All About Hepatitis C - Hepatitis C risk factors and needlestick -
Needlestick Injuries. Needlestick injuries, which commonly occur in the health care setting, can lead to
transmission of the hepatitis C virus.
American Nurses Association | Nursing Facts: ANA fact sheet on needlestick injury -
Needlestick Injury. Health care workers (HCWs) suffer ... malaria and herpes. Cost Savings from Needlestick
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CDC needlestick pages -
Centres for disease control and prevention
Healthcare Workers and AIDS prevention
- Needlestick injury and the risk of HIV transmission in health care
setting. Includes statistical information in occupational settings and
Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP).
ICN on Preventing Needlestick Injuries:
International Council of Nurses. English, French and Spanish versions. Includes a bibliography.
Needle Points: An AFSCME Guide to Sharps Safety - This material was
produced under Grant Number 46C9-HT15 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, US Department of
NeedleStick Injuries - Emergency Medicine Au, NeedleStick Injuries Sr
Becky Wright. Needlestick injury - management of exposed person. CHECKLIST.
Needlestick injuries in the community - Needlestick injuries in the
community. Hepatitis C. The actual risk of acquiring hepatitis C as a result of a needlestick injury is not
Needlestick! Introduction - Welcome to Needlestick!, the web-based
expert system that helps you more effectively manage and document occupational exposures to blood and bodily
Needlestick.org - Safe Needles Save Lives home page - version 3.3 -
American Nurses Association's Safe Needles Save Lives campaign to prevent needlestick injuries.
- From the Department
of Labor. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. USA.
NIOSH/How to Protect Yourself From Needlestick Injuries - Esta Página en
Español. What Every Worker Should Know How to Protect Yourself From Needlestick Injuries. Who is at risk of
OSH Answers: Needlestick Injuries -
What are needlestick
injuries ? What are the hazards of needlestick
injuries ? How common are needlestick
Preventing Needlestick Injuries:
page from Dental India.
Reducing Needlestick and Sharps Injuries - The problem of needlestick and sharps
injuries remains a major issue. The cause of these injuries is not
restricted solely to the use of needles but also involves other
medical devices, surgical instruments, bone fragments and glass
Sharpen your awareness
- Report of the Short Life Working Group on needlestick injuries in
the NHS Scotland.
Sharps injury preventions - Premier safety Institute has lots of
information on sharps injury prevention.
What to do if….
Evaluation Unit. Newcastle Occupational Health. UK. This site gives an excellent guide on what to do if you
have a needlestick injury. Its’ link to the
UK Health Departments Guidance for Clinical
Health Care Workers:
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Needlestick accidents occur when healthcare workers jab themselves
or a colleague with a needle, or other sharp medical device, which
is contaminated with potentially infected blood.