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Considerations for Building a Protected Sharps Pit Using a Plastic Barrel as a Pit Liner

This document provides guidelines and steps to consider when constructing a protected sharps pit using a plastic barrel as a pit liner. It also contains a drawing of the completed protected sharps pit to assist with planning.

Author: PATH

Published: 2006

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Resource types: Training material, PATH resource

Diseases/vaccines: Not disease/vaccine specific

Topics: Injection safety and waste management

Regions: Global