How to Dispose of Sharps


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Which U.S. agency regulates the design and use of sharps containers?

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1. Which of the following is NOT true about sharps containers?

2. Following local guidelines for disposing of sharps containers is critical. Which of the following is NOT an example of approved disposal methods?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How are sharps disposed of? If you would like to check your knowledge of these strategies, go through the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these tools, you can see how much you know about:

  • Sharps containers
  • The U.S. agency that regulates the design and use of sharps containers
  • How to respond after being stuck by a sharp
  • Examples of approved disposal methods for sharps
  • What needles and syringes are an example of

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on sharps disposal
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about types of sharps
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about responding after being stuck by a sharp and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

How to Dispose of Sharps is a lesson that helps you understand more topics, including:

  • What pathogens are
  • Characteristics of sharps containers
  • How to dispose of the sharps containers