Match the sharps container to the hazard.
Avoid mixed waste.
See Barb, x224 if any questions.
A Hopkins staff person lost the use of one of his fingers being stuck with a contaminated needle thrown into the trash.
NO SYRINGE NEEDLES left in public areas. (Let's watch for razor blades too)
Get a 2 cubic foot cardboard broken glass container from Chris, x216, room 25 Loeb.
When these are filled, tuck the flap over the hole and dispose of in the HMS dumpster.
NO NASTIES! No hazardous material should go into these containers.
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Chris has 1 quart containers with BIOHAZARD labels already on the side.
These are given to Barbara in the Kitchen when full.
Be sure to tell her what is in it and where it came from.
Use the same containers as for Biohazardous, but cross out the biohazard markings and add a HMS WASTE STICKER.
Dispose of the same way as any other chemically hazardous material by arranging for pickup by Chris.
DON'T DO IT!