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Needlestick & Similar Injuries

Management of Needlestick & Similar Injuries 

First aid should be carried out immediately after any needlestick injury or similar injury. The policy for the management of needlesticks & similar injuries can be found below.

If you need to report an incident or require advice, please contact Occupational Health on 0141 201 0595.

The line is open Monday to Friday, 8am - 6pm.

Any incidents that occur out with these times should be reported to your local Accident & Emergency unit. Please ensure that you then report your injury to Occupational Health on the next working day.

A quick reference guide is available with details on how to manage an occupational exposure to blood or blood contaminated body fluids. You can find the link below.