In areas with high diabetes rates, it’s not uncommon to see syringe disposal containers mounted on the walls of restrooms.
Sheila M. Kennedy, C.H.O.
Safety Coordinator | CHEM Teaching Laboratories
Chemistry & Biochemistry | University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Dr. | La Jolla, CA 92093-0303
Office: (858) 534 – 0221
From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**med.cornell.edu]
On Behalf Of Humphrey, Karalyn J.
Sent: Tuesday, December 08, 2015 8:58 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Insulin syringes
The question has come up concerning students or personnel on campus who use injectable insulin, and what is to become of the syringes after use. If there are other universities that have encountered this issue, I would appreciate hearing about how it was dealt with.
Karalyn (Karen) Humphrey, Ph.D
Laboratory Safety Program Manager
& Radiation Safety Officer
Department of Environmental, Health & Safety
Office: Draper 244.10
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