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Title: Safer Needle Devices
Type: Picture Slide
Content: Includes image of three blocks stacked on top of each other. Bottom block is labeled: "Are engineering controls." Middle block is labeled: Are widely available." Top block is labeled: Use reduces risk."
Safer needle devices are effective engineering controls and a variety of these devices are widely available. Health care workers in settings where safer needle devices have not been implemented may be at higher risk of sustaining a needlestick injury.