Sharps Injuries

Medical Emergency: If the injury requires immediate medical attention, call 412-624-2121.

Injuries from Sharps

Any injury involving a sharps materials (scalpel blades, hypodermic needles, pasteur pipettes, contaminated broken glass) must be reported to Environmental Health and Safety. 

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Contaminated Sharps

If the sharps injury involves a bloodborne-pathogen exposure (such as a needlestick, contaminated sharp, blood/body fluid splash, etc.) medical evaluation and treatment must be obtained immediately. Professional evaluation is available at MyHealth@ Work (Employee Health Services).

If MyHealth@ Work is not open, immediately proceed to the UPMC Presbyterian Emergency Department.

Monday-Friday 7AM - 3:30 PM:
MyHealth@ Work - Employee Health
3708 Fifth Ave
Medical Arts Bldg, Ste 505
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Non-Clinic Hours:
UPMC Presbyterian Emergency Dept
200 Lothrop St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-647-3333 (hospital)
412-647-2121 (emergency)

OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard requires additional reporting for these types of injuries. A Sharps Injury Report Form must be completed by the injured employee's supervisor or departmental designee.