Quidos Cleaning Services now offer a professional decontamination, needle sweep and sharp removal service. Our highly trained professionals offer a safe and controlled removal service with the correct safety procedures and PPE to remove these hazards from your specified site and dispose of them quickly and safely.
Our trained technicians can investigate large sites, disused buildings, residential properties, and public areas.
What is classed as a sharp? A sharp is an object having an edge or point that can cut or pierce something.
There are many other objects that can be classed as a sharp in certain conditions and all sharps pose a high risk of being contaminated with human bodily fluids which can lead to infections.
It is extremely important to discard of any sharps along with their associated paraphernalia as they can carry harmful diseases which can be transmitted to anyone that encounters them if a portal of entry is found or created If they are not disposed of safely and correctly with the correct control measures in place, they can cause life-threatening infections to the public. Children are at a higher risk as they are not aware of the dangers. It is important to have these high-risk situations dealt with by competent and registered professionals as soon as possible.
It is unlawful to dispose of any sharps in a general waste bin under the Environmental Protection Act 1990.
Our sharps removal service includes complete decontamination of the area to make sure you are left with a safe and clean environment.
In order to ensure our service meets the strict operating requirements under health and safety law, our team have undergone extensive training to meet the required standards.
Our team are vaccinated against Hepatitis B & Tetanus
Our team are fully compliant with our exposure control plan
Our team follow our RAMS with the up most care and precision
Our decontamination team must demonstrate an understanding of the appropriate documentation:
In order to deliver a safe and effective decontamination service we must ensure we use the correct colour coded equipment and provide our decontamination operatives with all resources needed to execute the full decontamination treatment to the highest of standards.
Yellow is the colour used for all cleaning equipment involved in the decontamination process and we have a strict obligation to ensure all contaminated items are disposed of in the correct manner to avoid cross contamination. All equipment is disinfected before and after the decontamination process. All waste is disposed of following government guidelines.
Our PPE requirements have been extensively researched to ensure we are providing the best of protection to our decontamination team. This includes aprons, torch, type 5-6 body suit, shoe covers, non-steam goggles, masks, nitrile gloves, needle stick resistance gloves EN388, chemical resistant gauntlets, dressings, waterproof tape.
A systematic process is adhered to by our decontamination team to ensure maximum confidence and protection.
Our decontamination team consists of two operatives minimum which can increase depending on the size and layout of the project. A clean operative and a decontamination operative is required for every project.
Quidos Cleaning Services Limited guarantee to provide you with a safe and professional needle sweep and decontamination service. Allow us to deal with any traumatic scenes you may encounter. Allow us to deal with any unwanted paraphernalia found on or near your premises. Allow us to leave your undesired situation or unexpected contaminated location free from risk and safely put into the back of your mind and busy schedule.