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Sharps Safety Tool Kit

The Sharps Safety Tool Kit includes new resources to help perioperative professionals reduce the risk of sharps injuries in the OR. These tools are available in a customizable format which can be edited to meet your facility's needs.  Contact hours available upon completion of the evaluation form.

Sharps Safety Tool Kit 
  • Education PowerPoint for Scrub Personnel 
  • OR Sharps Safety Checklist 
  • Facility Sharps Safety Checklist 
  • Sample ASC Sharps Safety Plan 
  • Sharps Safety FAQs 
  • Needlestick Injury Response Poster and Template 
  • Reporting Prevention Poster and Template 
  • CDC Sharps Safety Poster 
  • Evidence-Based Practice Posters 
  • Sharps Safety On-Demand Webinar Recordings  
  • AORN Guidance Statement
  • Sharps Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Sharps Safety Education PowerPoints
  • Implementation Plan for Trialing Blunt Suture Needles
  • Sample Letter to Surgeons for OR Safety Compliance
  • Sharps Injury Data Analysis Tool
  • Selection of Sharps Injury Prevention Devices
  • Video on Hands-Free Technique
  • Plus, Sharps Safety Poster, Online Resources, and References 
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