Where can you find sharps?
Sharps can be include any of the following:
Syringes, Test tubes, Glass pipes, Hypodermic needles, Scalpels, Knives, Scissors, Blades, Glass laboratory slides, Cutting equipment
The most obvious location where you can find sharps within Accrington is in a doctor’s surgery, hospitals, laboratories and clinical environments. Unfortunately, they can also be found dumped in public places such as parks, alleyways, behind shops. We’ve even removed sharps from the roof of some commercial properties.
Who can dispose of needles and sharps within Accrington?
This waste stream is classed as hazardous. Only fully licensed and insured waste removal companies can remove hazardous waste. On each collection you should be issued with a Hazardous Waste Consignment Note. This should detail what is being collected, who is collecting it and where it is being taken too. It will also outline how much waste is being collected and how it is being stored / transported. Sharps can carry deadly diseases and it is important that they are handled with the upmost care.
We can do needle sweeps at commercial or domestic premises throughout Accrington. We have trained, experienced waste removal operatives who are use to dealing with bio hazardous waste within Accrington and the surrounding areas
If there is an ongoing sharps issue at your site we can also leave needle bins. The sharp bins we provide have self sealing and pop up lids. They comply with HTM 07-01; Safe Management of Healthcare Waste and the NHS ‘point of use” Directive.
Why Choose Yes Waste to dispose of your sharps?
As a licensed and insured waste management company, our professional, friendly, and efficient teams help people throughout Accrington with their sharps disposal needs.
Hazardous waste consignment notes can be issued on collection or by email. This gives you the peace of mind that your waste is being handled by a properly qualified hazardous waste management business.
A Hazardous Waste Consignment Note will detail who is collecting the waste, specifically waste kind of waste is being collected and how much, where it is being collected from and where it is being taken to.
Want to know more about our Accrington sharps disposal & needle sweep service?
We’re always happy to discuss your sharps disposal & needle sweep requirements with you, so please get in touch by completing our form. Alternatively, we realise that completing forms is not for everyone. Therefore, if you would like to discuss your requirements in more detail, please call one of our friendly team for expert advice on 0800 058 2522.