About: GIC Sharps Container Disposal Hamilton Ontario
GIC Sharps Container Disposal Hamilton Ontario is a leader in the area of sharps management and medical waste management services, especially medical waste disposal, sharps container disposal and hospital waste management services. Our head office is in Toronto Ontario but we provide all services in the Hamilton area locally.
Our services include the latest, compliant, sharps containers, waste management containers, biomedical waste bags and other medical waste management products and services.
GIC Medical’s customized sharps container disposal solutions and waste management services provide a level of convenience and cost savings that is well above the norm in the medical waste disposal business because we customize a solution specifically based on your needs.
Since we provide disposal services for any kind of hazardous waste, we train our personnel rigorously in the latest compliance procedures for all hazardous waste management situations. No matter what your hazardous or medical waste disposal needs, we have the training and equipment to dispose of it safely.
Our medical waste disposal containers have the highest safety ratings but that doesn’t mean you will automatically be compliant. You also need to know how to use the equipment. We will help you establish the protocols and make sure your staff knows the proper procedures to handle hazardous waste safely.
It is our top priority to make sure your staff is protected from accidents and your patients and the general public are always safe.
GIC Medical Disposal specializes in proper pickup, treatment, and disposal of biohazards, such as “red bag” medical waste and sharps containers. Hundreds of thousands of customers trust Stericycle to manage their biohazardous waste disposal.
Our Sharps Management Service has successfully provided safe, environmentally friendly, and cost-effective sharps management services to customers nationwide since 1986. We can help customers be compliant and reduce staff exposure to blood-borne pathogens.
For clinics, private practices, surgical centers, and other businesses that generate used needles and syringes, we offer a complete line of sharps disposal containers in a range of sizes and styles, including containers made from recycled plastic. When your sharps bin is full, simply secure the seal, and dispose the sharps bin in your medical red bag waste or schedule the sharps container for your biohazardous pickup.
For home generators of sharps or for professionals who generate small volumes of used sharps, we offer easy-to-use, all-in-one mailback kits for sharps.
Identifying Sharps Waste
Sharps are objects or devices that have been used in patient care, medical, research, or industrial laboratories. Sharps can be glass, metal, or plastic with rigid corners, sharp edges, or protruding pieces that can slice, scrape or pierce the skin. Sharps may include (but aren’t limited to):
- Acupuncture needles
- Blood vials
- Broken glass or capillary tubes
- Culture dishes and slides
- Exposed ends of dental wires
- Needles, hypodermic and tubing
- Root canal files
- Scalpel blades
- Suture needles
- Syringes with and without needles
- Trauma scene waste that can cut, slice or pierce
- Tubing with needles
When disposing sharps, be sure that you’re compliant with local, state, and federal laws and adhering to the policies and procedures of your facility.