Stericycle understands the complexities surrounding sharps waste segregation and consideration the management of sharps disposal requires.
We manage the sharps disposal from clinical environments, laboratories, training centres, independent businesses and health and wellbeing facilities.
Stericycle collects and treats:
- Phlebotomy sharps
- Medicinally contaminated sharps
- Cytotoxic and Cytostatic medicinally contaminated sharps
- Sharps waste from training establishments
Our nationwide presence of alternative treatment and incineration facilities and a comprehensive fleet gives us unmatched reach and expertise when it comes to the disposal of sharps waste. We can supply UN-approved containers of various sizes with colour coded lids as well as the proprietary Bio Track system to aid with tracking to ward level.
For customers seeking a proactive approach, we provide a scheduled service for regular collections. Where volumes are low, an on-call service is provided with less frequent collections.
Stericycle also provides regular legislative updates for all customers and provides training on waste awareness and site audits.
We work directly with waste managers and clinical staff to provide advice and training for appropriate handling, containment, transportation and disposal of sharps waste. This approach supports our customers at the point of waste production and helps ensure Health Technical Memorandum (HTM) 07-01standards are met and by all levels of clinical and other site based staff.
Stericycle is much more than just a supplier to us…we have developed a strong partnership, working jointly on solving service issues and implementing innovative solutions.
Charles Joly, Environmental Waste & Sustainability Manager
Working with Stericycle is a true partnership. By working together we are able to provide professional, efficient waste disposal, and ensure compliance with the latest waste legislation.
Phil Chaloner, Waste Management Co-ordinator
The Stericycle team was in a celebratory mood last night after being declared the winners of the Best Use of Design and Technology in a Waste Management Facility Award at the Let’s Recycle 2019 Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management. The Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management are considered the most […]
As we approach World Day for Safety and Health at Work, it’s a good opportunity to focus on a workplace injury that is largely preventable. The European Agency of Occupational Safety and Health estimates that 1 million needlestick injuries occur every year. Sharps injuries can happen when needles are improperly or carelessly disposed of, instead […]