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FIT Safety

FIT4Safety Canada will provide evidence-based best practice information to promote the safe and effective use and disposal of sharps used in the provision of care for people with diabetes. The goal of these recommendations is to protect all those at risk of needlestick injury by ensuring safe practice through professional and patient education, risk management and awareness training.

 

Objectives

1. Increase awareness of risk for needlestick injury to all health care providers involved in the care of people with diabetes.

2. Identify evidence-based best practice to minimize the risk for needlestick injuries.

3. Promote safe practice when using and disposing of sharps in diabetes care through the dissemination and implementation of the recommendations stated in this document.

 

Download the latest FIT4Safety Canada Recommendations here