Borough Council of Wellingborough

Health and Safety - Syringes

What to do if you discover discarded syringes or needles

Needles, syringes and other drug related items are being increasingly discarded in the environment. There are a number of hazards associated with handling these items and if you find one you should act with caution. If you see a needle, do not pick it up. Please cover it up and report it as soon as possible.