Speak Up To Prevent Sharps Injuries

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It’s day 6 of the Don't Get Stuck challenge. Today's tip is speak up to prevent sharps injuries.
 

Many nurses and other health care workers are injured because they didn’t know a sharp or needle was in use. In fact, nearly 25 percent of all injuries happen to a team member not using the sharp or needle itself.

Whenever you’re using a sharp or needle, let others around you know to stay back and remain aware during the process.
 

Have a story about a sharps injury? Share your stories with us here.
 

Find this helpful? Use the social media links on the bottom or left side of your page to share it with a nurse you know.

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Posted by Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation (HNHN) on Aug 27, 2018 8:05 AM America/Chicago

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