How to dispose of the needles in WV? 1. You should place: • Needles • Syringes • Lancets, and • Other sharp objects … in a hard-plastic or metal container tightly secured lid A co’ee can will do if the plastic lid is reinforced and sealed with heavy duty tape.
DO NOT USE GLASS OR CLEAR PLASTIC CONTAINER 2. Place the container where you will be using your syringes and sharps to minimize handling. 3. Place the sharps in the container immediately after use.
DO NOT try to RECAP, REMOVE, BEND or BREAK the needles. 4. When the containeris nearly full add a sanitizingsolution, made by adding one teaspoon of household bleach to one pint of water, then seal the container.
5. WITH A PERMANENT MARKER, PRINT “NOT RECYCLABLE TREATED SHARPS” ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE CONTAINER WITH A CONTRASTING COLOR. PLACE THE SHARPS CONTAINER IN A PLASTIC BAG AND SEAL IT WITH TAPE IN.
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Gather insulin supplies 1. Get the supplies you’ll need: ?insulin bottle ?syringe ?alcohol swabs ?container for the used syringe 2. Wash your hands. 3. Check the insulin bottle to make sure it hasn’t expired. Prepared needle and insulin ?Pull air into the syringe until its even with the line of units you need ?Push the needle through the rubber top of the bottle ?Push air from syringe into bottle ?
Turn the insulin bottle and syringe upside down ?pull insulin into the syringe ?pull plunger until its even with the line showing your dose ?clean skin with alcohol pad ?Gently pinch the skin ?Hold needle 90-degree angle to skin Insulin shot sites.