Safety

BD Safety Programme


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Are your "Sharps" policies and procedures up to scratch?


BD's Healthcare Worker Safety programme is the reflection of more than 25 years of experience developing and implementing safety programmes with different healthcare institutions across the world.

Leveraging our proven global and regional expertise, we offer our customers tailor-made solutions that will increase the effectiveness of their safety programme implementation.

The BD Safety Programme provides the necessary tools and advice to ensure that healthcare workers are well aware of

  • The risks of handling sharps
  • Legislation and local safety policies
  • Good practices and safe systems of work regarding prevention of needlestick injuries
  • The importance of recording needlestick injuries
  • All available support programmes


Different stakeholders have highlighted elements of our programme as being critical to the successful reduction of needlestick injuries. Please see links to: