Category Archives: Needlestick

OSHA General Industry 30 Hr. Course

Introducing the newest members of the OSHA 30 Hour General Industry Course. These students represent the National Park Service. Employees traveled from all over our parks to attend the 30 hour course in Morehead City, North Carolina. There was even … Continue reading

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Needlestick Injuries

Raleigh, NC reported an estimated 781 to 1,484 needlestick-related injuries-a rate of 2.7 per 100 workers-occur annually at solid waste and recycling material recovery facilities. Researchers surveyed the owners of material recovery facilities in North America about needlestick incidents, which … Continue reading

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