Legislation

Legislation

Numerous areas of the washroom are ruled by regulations. Ensuring that all our customers conform with these regulations is highly important to us, along with ensuring that all Northern Washrooms amenities are carried out in harmony with legislation.

The disposal of nappy, incontinence and sanitary waste is a fundamental part of the waste management procedure. We will guarantee that your waste is managed with care and concern for the environment and dealt with properly from collection to disposal.

The agreed code of practice for Regulation 21 of the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 states that,

“Washing facilities…must include soap or other suitable means of cleaning”.

Our solution – Soap Dispensers

“Washing facilities…must include towels or other suitable means of drying”.

Our solution – Hand Dryers & Paper Dispensers

“in the case of water closets used by women, suitable means should be provided for the disposal of sanitary dressings”.

Our solution – Sanitary Disposal Units

“toilet paper in a holder or dispenser…should be provided”.

Our solution – Flow-saver Water Management System

The Hazardous Waste Regulations (England and Wales) 2005, the Hazardous Waste Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005, the Special Waste Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2004 and the Environmental Protection Act 1990 Duty of Care Regulations (Section 34),

“Oblige waste producers to ensure that their waste is managed with care and concern for the environment”.

Our solution – The Swabs and Dressings Disposal Service

The 1981 Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations, Section 3 (1) states that,

“An employer shall provide, or ensure that there is provided, such equipment and facilities as are adequate and appropriate in the circumstances, for enabling first aid to be rendered to his employees if they are injured or become ill at work.”

Our solution – The First Aid Service

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