Medium

Available on

Apple Android Windows

Preventing Needlstick Injuries Mobile App

Following the proper work practice procedures provide in the Preventing Needlstick Injuries mobile app will minimize the risk of needlestick injury. The checklist covers: prior to procedure using sharps, during procedure and post-procedure safety. Learn about Real Time Data with GoCanvas.

  • Lendlease
  • The Cooperative
  • PG&E
  • Red Bull
  • Mirvac

Want to learn more about GoCanvas?

Request a Demo

Take a peek inside the Preventing Needlstick Injuries Mobile App

Included Features

Our App Builder gives you the power to easily add and remove the ones you want. {{controller.show_all ? 'See included features.' : 'See more features.'}}

  • {{data.title}}

Included Fields

Customize to add, remove, or edit any of the fields below.

  • Ico statictext

    Following proper work practice procedures will minimize the risk of needlestick injury.

  • Ico statictext

    Here are practical steps you should take:

  • Ico statictext

    Prior to procedure using sharps:

  • Ico checkbox

    Ensure all equipment is available and within arm’s reach.

  • Ico checkbox

    Ensure lighting is adequate.

  • Ico checkbox

    Place a sharps disposal container nearby and know where it is located.

  • Ico checkbox

    Assess patient’s capacity for cooperation; request additional help if patient needs to be physica...

  • Ico checkbox

    Instruct patient to avoid sudden movement.

  • Ico checkbox

    Do not expose sharps/needles until moment of use and keep pointed away from user.

  • Ico statictext

    During procedure:

  • Ico checkbox

    Maintain visual contact with sharps during use.

  • Ico checkbox

    Remain aware of positioning of other staff to avoid accidental contact.

  • Ico checkbox

    Do not pass sharps by hand; place and retrieve from predetermined centralized location/tray.

  • Ico checkbox

    Alert other staff when placing or retrieving sharps.

  • Ico statictext

    Post-procedure:

  • Ico checkbox

    Activate safety features of sharps and check (visual, auditory) to ensure features are activated ...

  • Ico checkbox

    Ensure all sharps are accounted for and visible.

  • Ico checkbox

    Check trays, linens, waste materials prior to handling for sharps accidentally misplaced or left ...

  • Ico checkbox

    Transport reusable sharps in secured closed container.

  • Ico checkbox

    For non-reusable sharps, visually inspect disposal container to ensure device will fit.

  • Ico checkbox

    Keep fingers away from tip of device when disposing, and avoid placing hands close to the opening...

  • Ico date

    Date

  • Ico textbox

    Name

  • Ico signature

    Signature

  • ...and More!

Related Health Care & Social Services Apps... and they're all free for GoCanvas subscribers!

App Name

OSHA Sharps Safety Checklist

The OSHA Sharps Safety Checklist mobile app is intended to help your health care facility comply with the sharps safety re...

App Name

Safe Patient Handling Program

The Safe Patient Handling Program mobile app includes a model program designed for healthcare facilities to begin the proc...

App Name

Healthcare Worker Safety Checklist

Health workers are exposed to blood and other body fluids in the course of their work. Consequently, they are at risk of i...

App Name

Dossier soins quotidien

Utilisez ce formulaire pour suivre et enregistrer les soins quotidiens des patients sous votre supervision. Checkboxes et ...

App Name

Fall Management: Fall Response Evalua...

The information in this app is intended to supplement the knowledge of nursing and medical staff. Altering the environmen...

App Name

COBRA Initial Notice of Continuation ...

This COBRA Initial Notice of Continuation Rights Tip Sheet- ComplyRight Mobile App offers key information on COBRA notice ...

App Name

Confidential Morbidity Report (CMR) f...

The Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Communicable Disease Control, requires the information within this app and...

App Name

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) - NHSN

The Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) - NHSN mobile app was designed to help prevent bladder infections in patients who have u...

More Information