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Puncture Wound (cont.)

Puncture Wound Prevention

The following suggestions are listed to reduce the risk of puncture wounds.

  • Use sharp objects only for their intended purpose and handle with care. Keep out of reach of children.
  • Do not run with sharp objects or glass in your hands.
  • Always sweep up broken glass promptly and carefully avoid picking up pieces with bare hands.
  • Remove nails from boards and dispose of them properly.
  • Keep play and work areas free of trash and glass bottles or objects.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/10/2014
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