Comparison of State Needle Safety Legislation

Comparison of State-By-State Needle Safety Legislation

(Revised May 2001)

Comparison of State-By-State Needle Safety Legislation
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