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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.

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

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    Here are practical steps you should take:

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    Prior to procedure using sharps:

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

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    Ensure lighting is adequate.

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

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

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    Instruct patient to avoid sudden movement.

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

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    During procedure:

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    Maintain visual contact with sharps during use.

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

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

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    Alert other staff when placing or retrieving sharps.

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    Post-procedure:

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

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    Ensure all sharps are accounted for and visible.

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

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    Transport reusable sharps in secured closed container.

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

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

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