How do you dispose of retractable lancets? - page 2

I'm curious to know how you dispose of retractable lancets in your facility? I have always assumed that even though they are a "safe" sharp item, after having been used and contaminated with blood... Read More

  1. by   chris_at_lucas_RN
    There are no safe sharps.

    These are contaminated with human blood.

    Into the sharps container they go.
  2. by   RN4NICU
    This is part of our OSHA compliance training.

    Sharps box - every time

    The little plastic casings can and do break open, plus nothing blood-contaminated should go in regular trash.
  3. by   NurseyBaby'05
    Sharps, for sure!

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