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Preventing Sharps Injuries in a Changing Healthcare Environment

Published January 28, 2019 Brought to you by BD

Presented by Dr. Amber H. Mitchell, President and Executive Director, International Worker Safety Center & Elise Handelman, Occupational and Environmental Health Consultant

  • Explain why transmission of bloodborne pathogens (BBPs) is still a critical public health issue, greatly impacting health workers
  • Review current OSHA requirements and compliance hot topics
  • Provide recent sharps injury and mucocutaneous exposure data
  • Describe why safety devices and PPE are critical to preventing sharps injuries and BBP exposures
  • Provide a framework for increasing compliance and implementing change
  • 1 CE credit will be provided by BD to those who attend live event