Safety

Q&A: Pardon my exclamation, but DON"T REMOVE DIRTY NEEDLES!

OSHA Healthcare Connection, November 23, 2010

Q: It has been standard procedure in our small medical practice to remove contaminated needles from the syringes to save space in the sharps container. Is this a legal practice?

A: This is absolutely illegal. Let me put it another way...THIS IS ABSOLUTELY ILLEGAL!

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