Market leaders in healthcare risk waste (HCRW) and employing over 400 staff, Compass Medical Waste Services is a progressive company on the healthcare landscape.
Specialising in the containment, collection, treatment, and disposal of healthcare risk waste since 1998, provides reassurance that your healthcare risk waste (HCRW) needs are taken care of.
With our head office in KwaZulu-Natal and a national footprint, we are equipped to provide a compliant HCRW solution specific to you, in your province. Our four treatment facilities, one transit site and 70-strong fleet of vehicles are ready to respond to your needs.
Our extensive experience provides you, our customer, with peace of mind that you have secured the services of a responsible, reliable partner.
Having opened our doors in KwaZulu-Natal with only six employees in 1998, we soon became the market leaders in healthcare risk waste (HCRW) with the employment of over 500 staff.
The first company in Africa to pioneer the use of autoclave non-burn technology, we continue to develop relevant HCRW management solutions. Our exclusive rights to the Daniels Sharpsmart solution for South Africa, bringing the world’s safest and most environmentally responsible sharps management system to you.
In 2016, our B-BBEE partnership with Khanyisa Medical Holdings and its biggest shareholder, the Light Trust, was established. Benefiting a number of South African non-profit organisations, this partnership is inspiring us every day to engage with our community and make a difference.
With our head office in KwaZulu-Natal, and a footprint in all major provinces, our dedication to providing our customers, in both the public and private sectors, with the best possible service for HCRW containment, transportation, treatment, and disposal cannot be questioned.
Compass opens in Old Main Road, Pinetown, KZN
Westmead treatment facility opens in KZN
Free State transit site opens
Daniels joint venture is signed
Compass head office moves to Langford Road, Westville, KZN
Springs transit site opens in Gauteng
Eastern Cape treatment facility opens
Clayville treatment facility opens in Gauteng
B-BBEE partnership deal is signed
Western Cape transit site opens
Compass celebrates 20 years of excellence
If you want to work for an organisation that prides itself on never compromising on ethics and compliance, you might be the person we are looking for. As dynamic market leaders in healthcare risk waste (HCRW) management, working in any of our departments – sales, finance, operations, distributions, HR, marketing – is challenging but rewarding.
Community outreach is close to our hearts, and a key component of the Compass culture. Staff play a role in our outreach projects helping us to make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate than ourselves.