Safe retrieval and disposal of needles and syringes*This document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: Safe retrieval and disposal of needles and syringes (Links to English resource)
Summary: This resource provides information on how to dispose of needle and syringes safely and what to do in case of a needle stick injury.
Organisation: Department of Health & Human Services
Publishing date: November 2012
Last reviewed: August 2015
Target audience: General
English resource: Report broken link
Arabic (PDF file - 57 KB)
Chinese (PDF file - 262 KB)
Khmer (Cambodian) (PDF file - 55 KB)
Macedonian (PDF file - 56 KB)
Somali (PDF file - 55 KB)
Thai (PDF file - 53 KB)
Tigrinya (PDF file - 91 KB)
Turkish (PDF file - 64 KB)
Vietnamese (PDF file - 54 KB)
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