There are two colours dedicated to clinical waste in the Department of Health’s colour code for best practice waste disposal. However, as these waste streams are so similar it’s easy to get them confused.  But it’s important that you...
dentist waste disposal
All healthcare providers have a duty of care to ensure that medical waste is suitably managed and disposed of in line with healthcare waste disposal legislation. We should expect all staff working with potentially hazardous materials to be aware...
Recent news reports have revealed that cross contamination is still a big problem in the meat industry in the UK, mainly due to a lack of effective cleaning.[i] This suggests a problem that is highly relevant to healthcare industries...
It’s estimated that 100kg of mercury is deposited into our environment from waste amalgam in dental practices every year [1]. This is having serious effects on our environment and may also be having an impact on our general health....