Unions vow to sue NHS if more porters injured while handling hazardous clinical waste

Unions vow to sue NHS if more porters injured while handling hazardous clinical waste
 

Unions have vowed to sue the NHS if more porters are injured handling hazardous clinical waste.
The Sunday Mail has obtained pictures of the material porters are handling – including a six-inch needle said to have burst from a bag injuring one of the men last week.
Staff at Raigmore hospital in Inverness claim they have been forced “under duress” to deal with bags of used swabs and syringes following the collapse of waste firm Healthcare Environmental Services.
  The work is still being carried out by porters despite their union’s plea for it to stop.
We told last month how a worker had... read more

 
13 January 2019 in Regional, Views: 61
Source: Daily Record
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