Sharps Safety for Healthcare Settings
Includes a detailed workbook guide for building, implementing and monitoring a successful sharps injury prevention program as well as resources for teaching and training healthcare personnel

Emergency Sharps Information
Best-practice guidelines from the CDC describing what to do when a sharps-injury incident occurs in the workplace. Also provides information on bloodborne pathogens.

CDC Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Info-graphic
Contains recommendations for PEP administration after occupational HIV exposure.

Guide to infection prevention for outpatient settings: Minimum expectations for safe care
A summary guide of CDC practice recommendations regarding infection prevention in outpatient settings.


One and Only Campaign
Public safety campaign for patients and providers for safe injection practices.




Stop Sticks Campaign Website and resources

Home page of the NIOSH “Stop Sticks” project, featuring resources designed to help organizations set-up a sharps safety awareness campaign.


What Every Worker Should Know: How to Protect Yourself From Needlestick Injuries

Includes information on bloodborne pathogens, risky work behaviors and strategies for injury prevention.




Safely Using Sharps (Needles and Syringes) at Home, at Work and on Travel
Official guidance from the FDA on safe usage and disposal, of sharps in a non-health care facility setting.




OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
Provides overview of information on bloodborne pathogens, the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard and needlestick injury prevention.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Needlestick Safety


World Health Organization (WHO)


WHO toolkit

WHO toolkit containing WHO/ILO prevention guidelines, policies, surveillance information and training materials.


International Safety Center

Official Organization Website
The Center provides tools and expertise needed to reduce exposures to contaminated sharps, and blood and body fluids. This includes EPINet, a free standardized system used to track sharp object injuries and body fluid incidents.


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