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Stop sticks campaign posters

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Stop sticks campaign posters
  • USA
Provider: 
CDC — Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Available in languages: 
English
Description: 

These four posters draw attention to needle injuries (hepatitis and AIDS risks):

  • The first shows a hand holding a syringe.
  • The second shows a hand painted with the USA flag that is punctured by a needle and bleeding.
  • The third is a drawing of a hand that is reaching into a can inside which there is a snake-shaped syringe curled up and looking threatening.
  • The fourth shows an operation theatre in which a member of the team has his or her face cut out.
Sector / Industry covered: 
HUMAN HEALTH AND SOCIAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Tasks covered: 
Medical and Dental Services
Biological hazard: 
Microbiological hazards (Microorganism)
Hazard - physical state: 
Liquids
Hazard - health effects: 
Infection
Exposure route: 
Sharps and cuts
Prevention measures: 
Training / guidance
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Warning message / Alert
Type
Type: 
Visual resources
Target group: 
All (no specific target group)
Year of publication: 
2011