sharps injury

The Sharps Terminator is back! http://sharpsterminator.com/ Despite a somewhat turbulent history, this FDA-approved device is back under promotion and available for purchase. It has its place though is not a […]

Memorable as the opening line of The Kinks classic Waterloo Sunset, “Dirty Old River” seems as true as ever. Now, London volunteers find 1,000 dirty needles a year in a […]

Children are being put at risk by drug users needles left strewn around a Cardiff residential area. Residents in Butetown, Cardiff, have been left angry and worried by the increasing […]

Syringes litter Hong Kong beaches

Syringes are littering Hong Kong beaches. Thankfully, some good people are trying to gather and remove these, and putting pressure on the authorities to reduce or even eliminate this pollution. Regrettably however, […]

There is a vast number of hazards associated with any demolition or renovation site. Here is another one! A construction firm working on a new £4.5 million city centre hotel has […]

Not only in America, though predictably most of the considerable number of reports of needles hidden in Halloween treats once again come from the US. What a world we live […]

Yet more needle attacks reported in the press, in Bournemouth and in Swindon. Regrettably, just two of many. This, and the more general problems associated with discarded needles and other […]

These days, it seems there are so many criticisms raised against the NHS that it is to be found perpetually on the wall of shame. And so too due to […]

Discarded needles are always dangerous, but never more so when they are discarded into long grass or soft sand. They disappear from view, ready to stab those walking barefoot on […]

A new video created by St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust deals with the impact of sharps injuries on the mental and occupational health of healthcare workers. This should […]