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Needlestick and Similar Injuries

First aid should be carried out immediately after any needlestick injury or similar injury. The policy for the management of needlesticks & similar injuries can be found here.

If you need to report an incident or require advice, please contact Occupational Health on 0141 201 0595.

The line is open Monday to Friday 8.00 am  to 5.00pm.

Any incidents that occur out with these times should be reported to your local Emergency Department. Please ensure that you then report your injury to Occupational Health on the next working day.

Source Patient Risk Assessments

Please ensure source patient risk assessments are completed as per the policy.

Additional Resources

Generic Request for Storage Bloods

Public Health Guideline – Occupational & Non Occupational Exposures to Bloodborne Viruses