Needle injuries in healthcare

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Španělsko
Language free
2016

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The video shows a nurse taking a blood sample and not discarding the needle properly. The patient has a blood-injury-injection phobia. The patient faints and the nurse forgets to discard the needle properly. This leads to her colleague sustaining a needle injury. The video then demonstrates how needles should be handled. The video is animated and language-free.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
ZDRAVOTNÍ A SOCIÁLNÍ PÉČE
Provider: 
Excellence and Guarantee for Health at Work — egarsat
Tasks covered: 
Contact with Humans or Animals
Medical and Dental Services
Biological hazard: 
Microbiological hazards (Microorganism)
Hazard - physical state: 
Liquids
Hazard - health effects: 
Infection
Exposure route: 
Sharps and cuts
Substance Description: 

blood

Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Target group: 
Workers

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