Q&A: Beware of packages containing nonsafety needles

OSHA Healthcare Connection, June 15, 2010

Q: What are the OSHA rules/guidelines when someone other than the employer provides noncompliant safety devices to our employees?

A: The short—and in your case, not so sweet—answer is: You, the employer, are on the hook for possible OSHA violation and fines.

Click here for a more expansive answer and an OSHA reference to support it.

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