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. 

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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Clinical Waste Bin Cleanliness in a Pharmacy Clean Room

Contamination risk should never be taken lightly, especially in pharmacy clean rooms....

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Sharps Container Overfilling? No more!

Sharps container overfilling is a significant occupational risk to healthcare workers

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Let's Squeak More

Karen Daley's testimony asks that we look at two things, firstly how can we prevent s...

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