Needle and cutting injuries are a significant risk for the transmission of infectious diseases, including Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), Hepatitis B Virus (HBV), and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated 16 000 cases of hepatitis C, 66 000 cases of hepatitis B and 1 000 cases of HIV as a consequence of needle injury.
Daniels Health and Compass Medical Waste Services promises compliance when it comes to the Daniels Sharpsmart reusable sharps container
Can the Daniels Sharpsmart container be completely decontaminated? Can sharps waste be retrieved once placed in the container? What is the life-span? Find out the answers to these questions.
South Africa is the world’s 14th largest emitter of carbon dioxide. What are healthcare facilities doing to curb this and avoid carbon tax and further damage to the environment?
While all healthcare workers are exposed to occupational hazards, workers in sub-Saharan Africa have higher rates of occupational exposure to infectious diseases than workers in developed countries. This study identifies a high burden of needlestick injuries and mucocutaneous exposures to blood and bloodborne pathogens.
Plastics produced in SA amounts to approximately 1.5 million tons a years. Recycling, using plastic as an energy source and replacing single-use plastic with reusable plastics, will help reduce this number. Convert to Daniels Sharpsmart reusable containers and play your part in keeping tons of plastic from going to landfills.
By using Daniels Sharpsmart Reusable containers you can help the environment by reducing plastic to landfill, carbon emissions and greenhouse gases.
Meeting industry demand for a larger receptacle sharps collector for surgical devices, long and bulky sharps.
Dramatic CO2 savings, a reduction in cost, point-of-use sharps safety, no injuries, and international recognition for The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust following its implementation of Daniels Sharpsmart’s reusable sharps container system.
Does hazardous waste have an effect on the environment or is damage limited to chemical and toxic exposures? Can a bloody gauze bandage or a disposable sharp used by a diabetic really do measurable damage?
Needlestick injuries are the most common source of occupational exposure to blood and blood-borne infections globally. Read about the SA statistics.
Preventing needlestick injuries through better sharps disposal and overall healthcare waste management.
Meet Melanie Marcelino, the Senior Sales Executive for Compass’ Daniels Sharpsmart reusable container solution.
This article covers why the switch to reusable sharps containers is worthwhile - cost, cleanliness, sustainability and safety.
Daniels Reusable Sharps containers have 13 safety features mandated and finally perfected in Daniels’ 5 year R&D process.
The Daniels Robotic Washer – a five stage process plus Safeguarding and Spin-drying.
“Enhanced aperture design can significantly reduce container-associated sharps injuries.” – Authors
“Daniels Sharpsmart contribute significantly to healthcare waste reduction strategies.’’ – Authors
Daniels have invested in R&D, clinical trials and manufacturing refinement to ensure safety.
If you could make your healthcare facilities even safer – would you?
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