Q&A: Vial and Syringe Disposal

Recently, we received the following question from a customer: How should we dispose of our vials and syringes? Should they be discarded separately from wastes contaminated with blood or OPIM?

Are You Keeping Sharps and Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Records?

Usually, if you’re not subject to the program requirements of a standard, you’re not subject to its recordkeeping requirements, either. Bloodborne pathogens exposure is an exception. You may not be required to have a bloodborne pathogens exposure control program, but OSHA’s recordkeeping standard requires all employers to keep records of sharps exposure incidents, and some […]