Kleenit technicians are experience in the safe and controlled removal of needles, syringes and other sharp objects. It is extremely important that this type of waste is dealt with immediately as they can carry harmful diseases.
Sharps such as needles, syringes, and blades are often found in bins, toilets and public areas as well as abandoned houses and squats that have been used by illegal drug users.
The main risk associated with sharps such as needles and syringes is puncture wounds that allow highly infectious blood borne pathogens including Hepatitis B and HIV to be passed to an individual who comes into contact with them. It is very important that the high risk from infections from sharps is eliminated, that the disposal adheres to current legislation, and that the surrounding area is decontaminated and cleaned up professionally.