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Look Sharp No Sharps

Look Sharp No Sharps Program (LSNS)

To safely Dispose of a Needle
1. Wear gloves and treat all needles as contaiminated
2. Use tongs, pliers or tweezers to pick up the needle
3. Point the needle away from you
4. Place needle point down into specialized sharps container (or if unavailable, put into non-breakable, puncture-proof container with lid such as a pop bottle).
5. Close container securely
6. Wash your hands and disinfect pickup instrument
7. Drop off at the Hazardous Waste Depot located at 112 Patton Street, ACNBA, or your local pharmacylsnsinfographicposter2016