Needlesticks often plague medical students

OSHA Healthcare Connection, December 8, 2009

It’s bad enough that medical students commonly suffer needlesticks, but many of them fail to report injuries to healthcare facility authorities, according to a Johns Hopkins study published in the December issue of Academic Medicine.

You can read more about the specifics of the study on OSHA Healthcare Advisor, plus you can download two needlestick tools including “Nine Steps to Avoiding Needlesticks,” and “Needlestick Tool: What to do, who to call, what do draw.”

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