Technicians and other healthcare workers at heightened risk of needlesticks

A study released 2011 titled Sharps Injuries among Employees of Acute Care Hospitals in Massachusetts, 2002–2007 , main premise was with respect to the decrease in sharps injuries by healthcare workers employing sharps with engineered sharps injury protections.    It is however notable that injuries rates of technicians and other healthcare workers accounted for 30% of over 16,000 needlestick injuries experienced at these hospital settings.