If you prick your finger with a discarded syringe or needlestick, you can be infected with a whole host of diseases including Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, and possibly HIV - do not attempt to dispose of used syringes or needlesticks yourself, estimates show an approx. 30% Hepatitus B virus infection rate from injuries caused by discarded syringes, BWH Cleaning Group provide a professional needle sweeps, needle stick removal and disposal service for syringes, needle sticks, sharps, scalpels, razor blades and any other kinds of biohazard / medical waste associated with self-medicating patients and illegal drug users.
Local authorities often encounter this type of material in bins, toilets, public areas such as parks, empty properties and any number of the alleyways and other hidden places inhabited by drug users. Complete Trauma Cleaning are only too aware that blood borne viruses like HIV and Hepatitis are often carried by intravenous drug users, are highly infectious and contact with them can have very serious and sometimes life threatening consequences.
Drug paraphernalia including hypodermic syringes or sharps, scalpels, razor blades and any number of other items that may cause laceration or puncture and as such potential exposure to these blood borne viruses poses a clear risk to the general public and safe removal and disposal of these is a potentially dangerous undertaking not to be taken lightly. With this in mind, we have a team of highly trained individuals to ensure this is done correctly in full accordance with current Health & Safety, government and COSHH procedures.
Our needle stick removal services are suitable for housing associations, letting agents, drug rehabilitation centers, landlords, the police and prison services, colleges and universities among others and you can be assured that our professionally trained operatives have all the necessary knowledge in the safe removal & disposal of syringes, sharps, needle sticks and other drug paraphernalia.
For more information regarding the pickup and safe removal of sharps from, please contact us for further details of our needle stick pickup / needle stick removal service.