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Needle Stick Injury First Aid

A needle stick injury occurs when the skin is accidentally punctured by a used needle. Blood-borne diseases that could be transmitted by such an injury include Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C. What to do Wash with soap and water Alternatively use alcohol-based hand rub If you are at work, notify your … Continue reading Needle Stick Injury First Aid