Knowledge Centre

Knowledge Centre

As a clinical partner, we want to empower you to provide a safer environment for your staff, greater waste segregation outcomes for lower environmental impact, and a more efficient workflow. To do this, we have compiled some of our best resources to help you achieve safety in sharps handling and optimised clinical waste management within your facility. 

Trustworthy Facts on COVID-19 Waste Handling

Clear guidelines for managing waste that has been in contact with Coronavirus patient...

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Clinical Waste Considerations for GPs

Top healthcare waste management concerns for Doctors and General Practitioners.

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Preventing the Zombie Apocalypse... and Sharps Injuries!

Find out how preventing sharps injuries is much like preventing the zombie apocalypse...

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Karen Daley: Needlestick Injury Survivor & Safety Advocate

Karen Daley, former President of the American Nurses Association, spent time with us...

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Know the Do's and Don'ts of Sharps Disposal

Adhere to regulations when disposing of sharps in your healthcare facility, as failur...

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Student Reporting of Needlestick Injuries

A survey of 702 surgical trainees in 17 programs from 2007 reported that 99 percent h...

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Does your Sharps Container Pass the Candy Test?

Hands must never be able to enter a sharps container; safety with such high risk at s...

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Safest Height for Wall-Mounted Sharps Containers

At Sharpsmart, we follow the NIOSH guidelines for the mounting height of sharps...

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