Preventing Workplace Injuries

Work place injuries in the medical field can occur at anytime. It is imperative that the phlebotomist knows and understands how to correctly handle equipment and don personal protective equipment, as well as process specimens correctly. Below are some short videos to help you in your studies as a phlebotomist and practice safely in the field.

Remember, that it is everyone’s job at the healthcare facility to prevent injuries to patients and staff. We all work toward the same goal, “safety”.

Preventing Needlestick injuries

 

What did you learn about preventing workplace injuries and needlestick injuries? Do you feel confident? How about taking a short quiz?