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Baling machines, shredders and the like present a significant risk of serious injury to workers in the waste sector. In Thailand, a worker using a baling machine to compress plastic […]

The US CDC has updated its Stop Sticks campaign page. Though addressing sharps injury in the healthcare environment in particular the information presented addresses all such interests. It is worthy of […]

The following may provide some positive solutions for the disposal/reuse explanted pacemakers: https://www.pace4life.org/donating-pacemakers http://www.iccm-uk.com/iccm/library/ICCM%20Recycling%20of%20Pacemakers%20Scheme%20Newsletter%20Final.pdf Last updated: Thursday, July 18, 2019

A broken strap is believed to have a caused a Stericycle clinical (medical) waste spill on a road in Pennsylvania on Thursday. It happened around 1pm Thursday afternoon. What a mess! Apparently, a […]

In Namaimo, Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police were called to deal with explosive materials found inside sharps container at tent city. Nanaimo RCMP say it was the right call to […]

Striking workers trash Johannesburg Hospital The disruptive actions of striking workers at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Hospital are unacceptable and need to be dealt with decisively, the Democratic Alliance said on Sunday […]

The BBC are today reporting a range of Local Authority cuts in Carmarthenshire. Hitting the headline are cuts to school crossing patrols that will go ahead despite fears children’s safety will […]

Sharps boxes containing used hypodermic needles are being found dumped in bushes around an area of a supermarket car park used by thousands of shoppers. Over the last few months, […]