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I have been always throwing away vials in special containers as if they were sharp items. But I was told that ,in guidelines from OSHA, vials are not mentioned as sharp items.

do you throw away your vials with

-- regular trash
-- blood contaminated items
-- sharp items?
 

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Originally posted by organic
I have been always throwing away vials in special containers as if they were sharp items. But I was told that ,in guidelines from OSHA, vials are not mentioned as sharp items.

do you throw away your vials with

-- regular trash
-- blood contaminated items
-- sharp items?
We're taught that if an item has a significant chance of *becoming* sharp (i.e., carpules breaking in the trash), it needs to be disposed of with other sharps.
 
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