NSPA Contributed to Decline in Percutaneous Injury Rates, Study Finds

February 22, 2012 | Strategic Insights for Health System


The passing of the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act (NSPA) in 2000 contributed to a decline in percutaneous injuries among U.S. hospital workers, posits a research letter published in the February 16, 2012, New England Journal of Medicine. The letter’s authors detail the results of a study they conducted to calculate annual rates of percutaneous injuries before and after the passing of NSPA.

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