Syringes

Health and Safety

Needles, syringes and other drug related items are being increasingly discarded in the environment.

I Have Found A Discarded Syringe/Needle, what do I do?

There are a number of hazards associated with handling these items and if discovered you should contact us to have them safely removed and disposed of.

We advise members of the public not to pick up needles, unless it poses an immediate danger to you or other residents. Ideally, you should contact Street Scene on 01785 619401 who will arrange for safe disposal.

Please note that any needles, or syringes, etc. found on educational premises (e.g. schools, nurseries, etc.) during working hours should be reported immediately to the premises directly where staff on site are trained to deal with such items.

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