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When receiving an injection, protection from infections, including bloodborne pathogens, is a basic requirement and expectation anywhere healthcare is provided. The Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act requires appropriate, commercially available, and effective safer medical devices designed to eliminate or minimize occupational exposure. The use of aseptic technique will help to avoid contamination of sterile injection equipment. Once an injection has been made, needles and syringes need to be disposed into a sharps container immediately.