The integrated used syringe and needle recovery system (SIRSAU) aims to securely collect needles and syringes that have been used by:
These people can get a free container for safe disposal (sharps disposal container) by simply requesting one in any of the following places:
Public or private health care facilities, such as CHSLDs and private seniors’ residences, must provide, at their expense, sharps disposal containers for their residents.
People who have received sharps disposal containers through SIRSAU can return them to:
These organizations take back the containers free of charge.
SIRSAU is in place throughout all off Québec. The used syringe and needle recovery system comes in addition to other existing services, including:
Last update: July 7, 2017 3:40 PM
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