Analysis and protective measures of sharp instrument injury causes of sterilization and supply center

Hua Yang

Abstract


Objective: To analyze the causes of sharp injury in the sterilization and supply center, take protective measures, effectively avoid sharp instrument injury, and guarantee staff safety. Methods: Adopt a retrospective survey method, summarize sharp instrument injury data of sterilization and supply center in 2013, analyze the reasons of the occurrence of sharp instrument injury, and make protective countermeasures. Results: Sharp instrument injuries occurred mainly in the device classification, manual cleaning and device packaging process. Conclusion: Poor consciousness of occupational protection of the staff in the sterilization and supply center, nonstandard operation, and lack of training and supervision in place are the main reasons of occurrence of sharp instrument injury.

Keywords


Sterilization and supply center; Sharp injury; Occupational protection

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14725/gjnr.v2n6a909

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Global Journal of Nursing Research

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