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While at school or work, how do you dispose of your lancets, syrings, and other "sharp" medical waste?

 
      Toss them in a trash can  
  10%   (43)  
      Place them in a container (such as a milk carton) and toss the container in the trash  
  7%   (34)  
      Place them in an approved medical sharps container and toss it in the trash  
  9%   (41)  
      Place them in an approved medical sharps container and return it to a disposal center  
  17%   (75)  
      Place them in a container and take the container home  
  44%   (192)  
      Other  
  10%   (45)  
 

While at school or work, how do you dispose of your lancets, syrings, and other "sharp" medical waste?

Poll dates: June 13 - 20, 1999
Total Votes: 430

Disposal of lancets, syrings, and other sharp medical waste can be a challenge at the office or school. Most people (44%) report taking their sharp medical waste home from work or school for disposal. One-third report using a container of some kind, while 10% toss their medical waste in the trash.

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