Pass Sharps Safely

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It’s day 7 of the Don't Get Stuck challenge.

Today's tip is pass sharps safely. Never pass sharps by hand. Instead pass them via a mechanical device or on a neutral zone, like a tray. Verbally announce whenever sharps are being passed. 
 

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Posted by Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation (HNHN) on Aug 28, 2018 7:21 AM America/Chicago

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