Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-1.11
Needlestick Safety And Injury Prevention Act

SECTION 23-1.11-4

§ 23-1.11-4. Needleless systems.

Needleless systems provide an alternative to needles for the specified procedures, reducing the risk of percutaneous injury involving contaminated sharps and shall include, but are not limited to, intravenous medication delivery systems that administer medications or fluids through a catheter port or connector site using a blunt cannula or other non-needle connection, and jet injection systems that deliver subcutaneous or intramuscular injections of liquid medication through the skin without the use of a needle.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2001, ch. 372, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 382, § 1.)