Contaminated Sharps Waste

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Contaminated Sharps Waste

Sharps disposal containers must be rigid, puncture-resistant, leakproof, and closable. They should be easily accessible in areas where sharps are used.
Sharps containers should not be filled more than three-fourths full to prevent accidental needlestick injury.
The containers must be labeled with the biohazard label or be color-coded to indicate they contain biohazardous materials.