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Sharps Disposal

Needles, Blades and Sharps Disposal Containers

Initial offers clinical waste containers that manages the dangers of needles, blades and other sharps disposal

It’s important to safely dispose needles, blades and other sharp objects. This is why Initial offers a range of clinical waste containers for needle, blade and other sharps objects.

Ireland has adopted the best practice of provisions of the Needlestick Safety and Protection Act that was introduced in Europe. Needlestick injuries can represent a serious threat to the health and well-being of anyone handling clinical waste. In the worst cases, they can be fatal.

Importance of Correct Needles, Blades and Sharps Disposal

Training and education of your staff is essential to ensure safe working practices. This is essential to help protect people at all stages of the clinical waste management process. We are able to provide a wide range of UN-approved disposal bins that will keep all staff safe from the risk of injury and infection. We are also developing new products that will further reduce the risk in the future.

All of our frontline staff are fully trained to handle sharps correctly. You can be confident that our reliable service will ensure that you will not be left with over-full clinical waste containers which will pose a risk to your staff.

For additional information for the prevention and protections protocols for the handling of sharps, please contact your local HSE offices or alternatively the Department of Health & Children.

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