The Dangers Of Sanitary Waste

The failure to provide a hygienic means for feminine waste disposal in a restroom can force your customers to flush tampons and pads, resulting in clogged and overflowing toilets. Others may simply walk out of your restroom in disgust and possibly leave your facility altogether!

It is serious business choosing a disposal method for sanitary waste, as exposure to potentially harmful blood borne pathogens such as Hepatitis B and HIV is a real concern. Maintaining the integrity of your sewage system and keeping up with all the necessary requirements in providing a positive restroom experience for your female users are also important to keep in mind.

Unfortunately, not all sanitary disposal receptacles are effective and easy to maintain which makes compliance with OSHA regulations difficult at best. Protecting maintenance personnel from occupational exposure to blood and bodily fluids as well as eliminating the risk of cross-contamination for the users are both priorities in promoting a safe and sanitary restroom environment.

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Sanitary Waste Receptacles

 Is there protection from cross contamination?

check-bulletHands-free pedal or No-touch automatic units prevent exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

check-bulletConcealed masking tray in the lid shields the contents from users.

Is there protection from cross contamination?

cross-bulletLifting a lid by hand does not protect against exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

cross-bulletThe bins are small and can easily overflow exposing the contents to the user.

Is placement in the stall safe and convenient?

check-bulletPlaced next to toilet and discreetly below seat height for ease of use without causing any direct or nuisance contact with the user.

Is placement in the stall safe and convenient?

cross-bulletAttached to the wall next to the toilet at nose and eye level making nuisance contact more likely when the user is seated.

Is the waste treated?

check-bulletUnit contains an eco-friendly sanitary waste neutralizer made with natural biocidal compounds.

check-bulletNeutralizer uses long-lasting vapor release technology which ensures that bacteria and odors are eliminated.

Is the waste treated?

cross-bulletWaste is not treated and can expose the user to potentially infectious bloodborne pathogens.

cross-bulletWhile in the bin awaiting removal the untreated waste can cause offensive odors.

How easy is the maintenance?

check-bulletRegular, scheduled service customized to suit your needs.

check-bulletTrained technicians replace complete used units with fresh sanitized ones that are recharged with the sanitary waste neutralizer.

check-bulletNo waste is disposed of on your premises. It is processed for final disposal in accordance with local and state regulations.

How easy is the maintenance?

cross-bulletBins usually have a liner that is removed and replaced, but often the waste spills over into the bin causing contamination and unsanitary conditions.

cross-bulletCompletely decontaminating and sanitizing the inside and outside of the bins daily can be very time consuming for your maintenance staff.

cross-bulletWaste is added to your waste stream and left on your premises for disposal.

SDS-stall-landscapeWorkplace Essentials offers the safest and most hygienic sanitary disposal service which is tailored to meet the needs of any type of business or facility.

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  1. Most women would definitely prefers to have a hands-free pedal or no-touch automatic disposal units in every restroom they’ll be using for safety purposes.

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