Congress, OSHA finally join fight to mandate needle safety precautions. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

  • Published 1999 in AIDS alert

Abstract

Twenty States are working on legislation that would require health care providers to implement the use of needle safety devices to reduce the risk of transmitting bloodborne diseases. In the U.S., an estimated 590,000 health care worker needlesticks are reported each year. A proposed Federal law would require employers to use improved products to prevent… (More)

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