Anatomical Waste Disposal
Reliable and secure service solutions for Anatomical Waste Management
With safety at the forefront of our solutions, we provide specialist anatomical waste services that protect the duty of care for healthcare facilities across the United Kingdom
Given the potential infectious nature of anatomical waste, stringent regulations govern its collection, transport and disposal. With over 30 years of experience in healthcare, we have the solutions, licensing and compliance expertise to protect the safety risk exposure and regulatory responsibilities of healthcare facilities in the total management of anatomical waste and can provide clear guidance on the distinction and segregation from other healthcare waste streams. As experts in all healthcare waste management, our team works with you to determine the correct containment, labelling and segregation instructions required for the type of anatomical waste generated from your facility - we're here to make it simple.
Sharpsmart act in accordance with the Human Tissue Act 2004 which regulates the removal, storage and use of human tissue. All of our clean processing facilities are secure sites monitored by CCTV and fitted with refrigeration to appropriately store anatomical and infectious wastes. Our range of containment options for the disposal of body parts, organs, and blood bags are rigid and leakproof.
Imposed under section 34 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, the Duty of Care regulates that any facility who produces, stores, or disposes of waste must take all reasonable steps to ensure it is managed correctly. Furthermore that consignment notes and waste transfer notes are kept for any hazardous waste that leaves a healthcare facility. As a partner to hospitals and specialist healthcare practices across the UK, our commitment is not only to managing pickup of your waste, but ensuring that you are compliant with segregation and storage. Our Auditsmart KPI tools help optimise all waste streams; we perform a variety of audits that delivery accurate data on your container efficiency and waste segregation; by using photographic dissemination, waste segregation across streams is maximised. With this data we work with you to develop improvement plans to reduce labour during handling and disposal, lower total costs, and increase safety.