Improperly handled and disposed of needles pose a significant risk to healthcare professionals. Used sharps and contaminated needles can spread dangerous viruses and pathogens that can spread quickly and put patients at risk. Secure Waste specializes in medical sharps needle waste disposal services, ensuring your facility’s safe and secure disposal needs are met.
Our provided sharps containers are the best way to minimize the dangers of needle waste. With our sharps waste disposal services, our trained staff will provide basic safety standards and practices to help reduce the overall cost of removal.
Due to the high risk of spreading bloodborne pathogens, we adhere to stringent policies of the EPA, DOT, and OSHA. This includes ensuring that all sharps disposal containers are close to the room or facility where sharps and needles will be used, including operating rooms.
According to the National Library of Medicine’s National Center for Biotechnology Information, a 2013 study found that of 298 medical professionals, just over 38% experienced injuries from needles and sharp medical waste. Those injuries come with a risk of contracting:
Reduce the possibility of contamination and prevent the spread of infection with a proper medical sharps needle waste disposal services. By working with Secure Waste, you’ll receive a comprehensive plan that:
Contact us today for a free quote and more information on our EPA and DOT-approved methods of removing your sharps and needle waste.
Medical waste is one of the biggest challenges that healthcare provides every day. On average, a