safety sharps

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 […]

Safety sharps prevent sharps injuries. The evidence is clear, though whether this protection is due solely to better physical protection of staff or some additional subconscious increase in awareness and inherently […]

Many Trusts and smaller organisations including PCTs and GP surgeries are struggling to implement EU Directive 2010/32/EU, or are they dragging their heels to delay the additional expenditure that will be inevitable? […]

The Clinical Waste Discussion Forum has previously considered the risks to ancillary workers and waste handlers of sharps carelessly discarded in clinical waste sacks or laundry, or spilled from inadequately sealed […]

Sharps waste recycling, and indeed recycling of materials including ATT-processed plastics, latex and metals from non-sharps waste must be an environmentally sound option when compared with incineration alone. It is […]