Safe Sharps Handling
MedSun: Newsletter #52, September 2010
Lab Manager Magazine
Two of the most common causes of needle sticks are re-capping needles and improper disposal of needles. All needle sticks, and other sharps injuries, carry the risk of secondary infections in addition to exposure to the needle's content and/or contamination on the outside of the needle or other sharp instrument. Recommendations for avoiding these injuries are included.
Lab Manager Magazine. Safe Sharps Handling. July 1, 2010.