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Comparison of State-By-State Needle Safety Legislation

(Revised May 2001)

States Safety Device List Sharps Injury Log Reporting Sharps Injury Log Safety Device Selection Process NIOSH Cited Study Report
Alaska X X   X    
Arkansas            
California X X   X    
Connecticut            
Georgia X X   X X  
Iowa         X X
Maine            
Maryland   X   X    
Massachusetts X X X X    
Minnesota   X   X   X
Missouri X X     X X
New Hampshire            
New Jersey   X X X   X
New York           X
Ohio X X   X X  
Oklahoma X X   X    
Pennsylvania   X   X    
Rhode Island   X   X    
Tennessee X          
Texas X X X X    
West Virginia X X X      

State-by-State Provisions (In Chronological Order)

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AlaskaArkansasCaliforniaConnecticutGeorgiaIowaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMinnesotaMissouriNew HampshireNew JerseyNew YorkOhioOklahomaPennsylvaniaRhode IslandTennesseeTexasWest Virginia

Page last reviewed: December 29, 2011