Every day, nurses and other health care workers risk exposure to deadly viruses such as hepatitis and HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) as a result of injury from used medical sharps, such as a needles. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) 2009 report on needlestick injuries explains that these injuries expose workers to over 20 different […]Continue Reading
Staff in drug-ridden jails have won £734,000 in payouts in the last 3 years due to Needle Stick Injuries.
Staff who have become infected by dirty needles in drug-ridden jails have won £734,000 in payouts over the last 3 years. Blenkharn Environmental have revealed that the settlements, including legal costs, were made to as few as nine people. The money was paid for Needle Stick Injuries (NSIs) and blood-borne illnesses passed on by them, […]Continue Reading