2010 marks the 10th anniversary of enactment of the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act
. Despite the protections afforded by the law, needlesticks remain a problem in many practice settings.
The American Nurses Association is kicking off a campaign to educate nurses about the steps they can take to make their workplaces safer. Visit the Safe Needles Save Lives page on NursingWorld for fact sheets, nurse and employer toolkits, varied resources on keeping nurses safe from needlestick injuries, see the video and more.