Correct containerisation is vital when it comes to healthcare risk waste management. Not only do you want a service that provides the right solution, you want a comprehensive range of products that comply with all necessary legislation.
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Considered as hazardous healthcare risk waste, sharps refer to items that could puncture or cut, such as needles, blades, knives, broken glass, saws, amino hooks etc. and should be disposed of in the appropriate sharps container.
Colour-coded, SABS approved, containers come in both reusable and single use, varying in size depending
on the volume of sharps waste generated.
Sharps single use
Sharps reusable – Daniels Sharpsmart
Each year, for every 100 occupied beds, the Daniels Sharpsmart reusable container:
The Daniels Sharpsmart container is proven to be the world’s safest sharps management system.
(International study of sharps containment systems published in the British Journal of Hospital Infection in 2003 revealed dramatic injury reductions: 87% down on container related sharps injuries)
Every central storage area requires a spill kit for immediate use in the event of a spillage.
Every Spill Kit contain:
Replacements available separately
Biohazardous tape must be purchased separately
Anatomical, cytotoxic and pharmaceutical barcoded stickers are available to assist with classification.
Our highly trained and experienced clean-up response teams can promptly tend to HCRW spills, illegally stored and illegally dumped healthcare risk waste.
You can leave your HCRW requirements to us, knowing that disposal will be done safely and efficiently.
Thousands suffer the trauma of a needlestick injury every year. Compass Medical Waste Services, in conjunction with Daniels, offer a safer sharps management system, not only protecting your patients and healthcare workers, but the environment too.
Designed with safety and the environment in mind, the Daniels Sharpsmart system: