Guide to Dealing with Clinical Waste in the Cosmetic Industry

Lorna Jackson
By Lorna Jackson

Lorna was Editor of Consulting Room (, the UK's largest aesthetic information website, from 2003 to 2021.

Cosmetic professionals are under increasing pressure to understand and adhere to clinical waste regulations. Proper management and disposal of clinical waste is vital and there is strict legislation in place to prevent harm being caused to the environment and to human health says our Guest Author, Rebecca Allen from Initial Medical, experts in healthcare waste management.

To dispel some of the misconceptions around clinical waste and to enable organisations to clearly verify if they need to take further steps to become compliant with all regulations, we have outlined the considerations cosmetic businesses must undertake when disposing of needles and clinical waste safely.

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Suitable for aesthetic business owners, medical and non-medical practitioners, and all staff members - the Magazines contain CPD-certified content and reflective learning forms for CPD logs.

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