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How To Safety Dispose Of Needles In Your Own Home

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

For people who must use injectable needles at home, it’s important that you dispose your needles and any other sharps properly. Needles that are disposed of improperly pose a safety risk to waste disposal workers and others. Here is the information you need to responsibly dispose of needles and do your part to stop the spread of infectious diseases. The Risks of Needle Disposal If you use needles at home for a health condition, simply placing them in a trash bag for disposal carries serious risks. Needles can easily poke through trash bags or containers, exposing waste workers to any diseases that are contained within the needle. There are special dangers present relating to diseases such as HIV and hepatitis, which can be transmitted through a needle. It’s also possible for someone you know to become pricked with a...

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