In the event of a needlestick injury
Dispose of the sharp safely using the sharps disposal pack provided.
Immediate first aid
- Squeeze the site to encourage bleeding
- Do not suck the wound
- Wash the area with soap and water
- Cover with a dressing if required
- Inform your manager
- Attend A&E (Leicester Royal Infirmary)
- Complete an accident form
Contact Occupational Health
As soon as possible for further guidance and follow up.