From: "Osterby, Meg" <OsterbyM**At_Symbol_Here**WESTERNTC.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Insulin syringes
Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2015 22:26:58 +0000
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We have sharps containers (locked) in one of every building’s first floor bathrooms.  Seems to work.  We’re not a big school, so one per building is working.




Meg Osterby

Lead Chemistry Instructor

Western Technical College

400 7th St. N.

LaCrosse, WI 54601




"It's  better to be careful 100 times, than to be killed once." 

                                                    Mark Twain


From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**] On Behalf Of Humphrey, Karalyn J.
Sent: Tuesday, December 08, 2015 10:58 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.


Thank you,


Karalyn (Karen) Humphrey, Ph.D


Laboratory Safety Program Manager

& Radiation Safety Officer

Department of Environmental, Health & Safety

Baylor University


Office: Draper 244.10

Phone:  254-710-2002



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