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Document ID (ISN)110945
CIS number 10-0579
ISBN(s) 978-85-98117-43-0
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Rapparini C., Lui Reinhardt E.
Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego
Title Implementation manual - Programme for the prevention of accidents caused by sharps in health services
Original title Manual de implementação - Programa de prevenção de acidentes com materiais perfurocortantes em serviços de saúde [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Fundacentro, Rua Capote Valente 710, São Paulo, SP 06409-002, Brazil, 2010. 161p. Illus. 146 ref.
Internet access Manual_de_implementação.pdf [in Portuguese]
Abstract This manual contains practical information to help health services develop, implement and evaluate a programme to prevent accidents caused by sharps. Contents: information on the manual; risk of accidents with needles or sharps and their prevention among health care workers; description of the six stages of the programme; procedures to be implemented. In appendices: various models of forms for collecting data about the programme, questionnaires and other documents for analysing and evaluating the programme.
Descriptors (primary) needle-stick injuries; safety programmes; health care personnel; occupational accidents; biological hazards
Descriptors (secondary) Brazil; programme evaluation; risk factors; glossary; manuals; description of technique
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Health care services