You will require this approval if you intend to deposit sharp medical instruments at a specified collection area. Approved methods of the disposal of sharps will vary.
Sharp medical instruments include, but are not limited to:
- Needles or syringes with needles;
- Intravenous sets;
- Pasteur pipettes;
- Scalpel blades; and
- Other sharp objects of a medical nature.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.