Home-Generated Sharps Waste Management Program County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works Once filled, how can I dispose of my sharps container? When your sharps container is about 3/4 full, seal it tightly

When the sharps container is 2/3 full, dispose the container at an approved drop-off location. bloodborne pathogens in your home and in your community. Properly contain and dispose sharps. HOME-GENERATED SHARPS Author: California Departm

(sharps container, coffee cans, detergent bottles, etc Administrator. Residents of Barry County may bring their used, home-generated sharps containers (must be in approved puncture-proof sharps containers) to Magnum Health dispose of sharps. Located at 7363. Pleasantview

That you use at home to or possibly infect others with infectious diseases. This brochure contains information on how and where you can safely dispose of your used sharps. • Put used sharps into an approved container • Keep sharps away from children and pets DON’T: • Flush sharps

Be Sharp! Safely dispose of your home generated sharps. List of Collection Centers: Santa Barbara County Clinical Laboratory 315 Camino del Remedio, Where can I get a sharps container? Sharps containers can be obtained for free at any of the locations

Disposal of Household Generated Sharps at home. However, it is strongly encouraged that all sharps Label any container used to dispose of sharps with the word “SHARPS” on all sides of the container in big block letters.

Page 1 of 3 | Safe Disposal of “Sharps” Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center Where do I dispose of sharps? take your container home with you and return during their usual open hours. More Information .

Recyclable container is used to dispose of medical waste sharps, make sure your sharps container is made of nonbreakable material and has a lid that can be Disposal Tips for Home Health Care: Patient Flyer Author: US EPA, Office of Solid Waste

A Guide to Sharps Disposal Protect Yourself . . . Do place a secure lid on the sharps container. Do check with your HHW Program to verify home-generated sharps collection sites. Do ask your HHW Program for clarification on sharps management and disposal,

Patient Information Regarding Disposal of Sharps and Medical Waste considering legislation to make it illegal to dispose of Sharps in household trash. What is a Sharp? • Hide the container in the trash. Do NOT recycle.

Sharps Do NOT Go in the Trash TEMAN S A A G W E D M LI E O N S T A E T Since September 1, 2008, it has been illegal in California to place home generated sharps in trash or recycling containers. Sharps can include hypodermic needles, pen If you have sharps to dispose but no container,

Flap, door, or other means of closing the container), and they must be kept upright to keep the sharps and any liquids from spilling out of the container. OSHA FACTSHEET HANDLING CONTAMINATED SHARPS:OSHA FACTSHEET PPE Author: David Hausmann

Marion County Health Department DON’T GET STUCK! do you have Marion County Public Health Department o˜ers SAFE, FREE, and LEGAL disposal of home-generated sharps. All sharps MUST be placed and sealed in sharps containers. New sharps containers will be given out in

SAFE DISPOSAL OF SYRINGES AND SHARPS (HOME GENERATED) Hypodermic needles, “Sharps” on the outside of the container. Dispose: An approved sharps container may be purchased at a local drug store or a hard opaque plastic

Recommendations for Disposal of Medical Waste at Home homes annually for health care purposes. If these medical “sharps” (e.g. lancets, needles and syringes) are not disposed of properly, they could injure family members, have containers in your home that will do,

A Home Guide to Syringe Disposal • NEVER DISPOSE OF SHARPS IN THE TRASH – IT IS ILLEGAL EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2008. • Use only an approved Sharps container or a rigid, • Keep your SHARPS container out of reach of children

Be Sharp! Safely dispose of your home generated sharps. List of Collection Centers: Santa Barbara County Clinical Laboratory 315 Camino del Remedio, Where can I get a sharps container? Sharps containers can be obtained for free at any of the locations

Tape and then dispose of it in your household trash. Incineration devices: This When away from home: Some NH • Commission consists of the following Store your used sharps in a mail-back container (see inside for more details). Although less desirable,

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