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Sharps disposal plays a critical role in workplace and community safety. Properly managing and disposing of sharps, such as needles and syringes, is essential for preventing injuries, infections, and environmental harm. Following best practice and using specialised containers help to prevent sharps injuries and associated health risks within the workplace. Initial Medical provides a comprehensive range of sharps containers, cabinets, and safety mechanisms, as well as our specialist sharps bin collection service.
If you are interested in preventing sharps injuries, learn more about sharps disposal and contact our team for a sharps collection.
The Health & Safety (Sharp Instruments in Healthcare) Regulations 2013 focus on: the safe use and disposal of sharps; the information and training provided; and the procedures and reporting around sharps injuries.
Guidance for legislative compliance in sharps use:
The safe management of sharps waste is vital to eliminate the risk of sharps injuries and ensure compliance with hazardous waste regulations. At Initial Medical we provide a range of products to help prevent the risk of needlestick injury and follow legislation and regulations.
Working with you, we can help identify the type of waste and frequency of sharps collection, enabling us to tailor a solution to suit your individual requirements. Learn more about our sharps disposal services below and contact our team today to receive your free onsite survey.
Safety - Our containers are puncture-resistant, leak-proof, and tamper-evident, reducing the risk of injuries and contamination.
Convenience - Regularly scheduled sharps collections tailored to your sharps needs, make it easy for you to dispose of sharps safely and comply with regulations.
Environmental Responsibility - By partnering with sharps disposal services, institutions can demonstrate their commitment to environmental sustainability. These services ensure that medical waste is managed and disposed of in an eco-friendly manner.
Regulatory Expertise - Experienced sharps disposal providers are well-versed in local and federal regulations, guaranteeing compliance and peace of mind for their clients. They help organizations navigate the complexities of medical waste management.
Certifications - Look for a service provider with the necessary certifications and licenses to handle medical waste in your area. Compliance with state and federal regulations is essential.
Container Options - Our sharps bins come in a variety of sizes as well as colour coded so can be tailored to your sharp waste collection needs.
Puncture-proof range of sharps boxes, available in different sizes and colour coded to ensure sharps waste is segregated correctly.
Prevent risk of sharps injuries with our point-of-use sharps disposal containers, reducing the exposure to sharps after use.
With an easy ‘push and click’ functionality, our scalpel blade removal system supports staff to safely use and dispose of sharps.
Our innovative dental sharps safety mechanism ensures full protection from disposable syringes when administering injections.
Designed for the safe storage of used sharps containers and drug-related items prior to onward sharps collection.
Ensure the safe and compliant storage of clinical waste with Initial Medical's specialist waste bins, bags and wheelie bins.
Our range of dental waste services include waste containers, amalgam separation, waterline management and mercury recovery.