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NIOSH and OSHA Release Safety Bulletin on Blunt-Tip Needles

July 17th, 2007

National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have jointly published a Safety and Health Information Bulletin (SHIB) designed to help protect surgical personnel from needle stick injuries while using suture needles. For more information, please visit the NIOSH Web site.