Needles and other sharps: Safe disposal outside of healthcare settings
This webpage gives tips for safely disposing (getting rid of) needles and other sharp devices that are used outside of health care settings. Patients and caregivers should keep these tips in mind when at home, at work, and while travelling. It includes information on:
- #whataresharps">What are Sharps?
- #importance">Importance of Safe Sharps Disposal
- #stuck">What to Do If You Are Accidently Stuck By a Used Needle or Other Sharp
The resource can be found at: http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/HomeHealt...
Citation: The resource can be found at www.fda.gov/safesharpsdisposal