Development of a innovative safe needle disposal for Health Care

Project short name: GER-06-01
Time frame: 02/2003 - 07/2003
Country: Germany
Region: Berlin

Client: B.&S.U. – Beratungs- und Service Gesellschaft Umwelt mbH
Financing agency: Senate Department for Urban Development (Berliner Senatsverwaltung für Stadtentwicklung)

Project description:

Fierce competition, new customer needs, legal reforms – the framework in the healthcare market is constantly changing.Besides the areas such as training, ETLog Health EnviroTech & Logistics GmbH also provide input from our intensive analysis of healthcare waste market. Based on experience in this field, ETLog Health EnviroTech & Logistics GmbH developed a seal that transforms an empty plastic container into a secure piece of apparatus for sharps. Simply replace the original lid of your plastic container with the system. The container is transformed straight away into a collection container for sharps. After transformation from retail packs into collection containers for sharp, pointed objects, the containers do not need to be taken back. As they can be re-used, they can also serve as transport packaging.

Services provided by ETLog Health EnviroTech & Logistics:

  • Suppliers do not need to take back the used plastic container
  • Through the use of the system, the use of special receptacles is rendered unnecessary
  • The use of the system reduces the quantity of waste

Tasks of ETLog Health EnviroTech & Logistics GmbH:

  • Basic research;
  • Analysis of current market;
  • Development of a pre production model following the international hygienic standards of the WHO;
  • Series of tests;
  • Manufacturing prototype;
  • Documentation;
  • Project management;

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