Services We Offer
Sharps Disposal Service
The safe management and disposal of sharps waste is vital to eliminate the risk of sharps injuries and ensure compliance with hazardous waste regulations. Umbrella Hazardous collection services a comprehensive range of sharps containers, cabinets and safety mechanisms, as well as our specialist sharps bin collection and disposal service.
Working with you, we can help identify the type and frequency of sharps waste that requires disposal, enabling us to tailor a solution to suit your individual requirements. Learn more about our sharps disposal services below and contact our team today to receive your free onsite survey.
We also provide best practice guidance on how to prevent a needlestick injury, as well as the risk of infection involved for healthcare workers in the use and disposal of needles and syringes. Read our full guidance below.
Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal Services
Pharmaceutical waste includes any waste drugs and medicines, and must be disposed of in the blue wate streams before waste collection and disposal.
Ensuring the correct disposal of pharmaceutical waste is essential to protect the environment and the general public in accordance with UK legislation. Initial Medical’s service will support you through the process of the destruction, storage, and removal of used or expired pharmaceutical products.
We provide robust pharmaceutical waste containers for the storage of old medicines, as well as controlled drug denaturing kits to prevent hazardous misuse or malconsumption. Our local expert technicians will be on hand to collect and replace your pharmaceutical bins, following a schedule tailored to meet your business needs. We will also advise you on how to ensure your practice complies with waste environmental services through your pharmaceutical waste disposal.
Understanding the correct protocol for pharmaceutical waste management is vital for any business, particularly where hazardous waste is concerned. This is why we provide support for all producers of medicinal waste, including pharmacies, chemists and nursing facilities. contact your local medical expert to find out how we can keep your business safe and compliant.
Clinical Waste Disposal
What is Clinical Waste?
Clinical waste is defined in the Controlled Waste Regulations 1992. Clinical waste includes any waste arising from medical, dental, pharmaceutical or other similar healthcare practices. Listed are some examples of clinical waste:
- Syringes, needles or other sharp instruments which, unless rendered safe, may prove hazardous to any person coming into contact with it
- Drugs or other pharmaceutical products
- Swabs or dressings
- Human or animal tissue
- Blood or bodily fluids
Clinical waste management
Correct clinical waste management is vital for all businesses. There are stringent regulations regarding the segregation, storage and disposal of clinical waste. Initial Medical provide an industry-leading clinical waste disposal service, as well as specialist products, to provide safe and compliant storage.
Hazardous and non-hazardous waste can be found in any business, but understanding the differences between clinical waste streams can be confusing. Infectious waste requires particular care in order to avoid infection spread in your premises. With Umbrella Hazardous collection services, you can rest assured that your clinical waste is fully taken care of.
After completing a site compliance audit to identify and categorise the waste you are producing, our expertly trained consultants will design a bespoke clinical waste collection plan to suit your business. This plan includes advice on the proper segregation of your clinical waste disposal.
Find out more about our trusted clinical waste collection service by reading about our products and services below or contact Umbrella Hazardous collection services for your free survey.
Offensive Waste Disposal
Offensive waste is non-infectious, non-hazardous and requires segregation and disposal in line with stringent waste legislation. At Umbrella Hazardous collection services, we provide an industry-leading waste management service, including specialist products designed to safely and cleanly contain your offensive waste.
Yellow tiger bags are required for offensive waste disposal to comply with current regulations. Initial Medical will support your business with our durable colour-coded offensive waste bags and outdoor wheelie bins to ensure your waste is clearly identifiable and segregated.
Our service options
We provide a range of offensive waste disposal services, including:
- Offensive waste bags, bag ties and bins
- Lockable wheelie waste bins – available in various sizes, with drop fronts
- specialist waste vehicles designed specifically for offensive waste collection at care homes