Palm Bay Fire-Rescue participates in Brevard County's Sharps Program (more information here). Procedures for collection of used sharps must be followed to prevent any possibility of contamination.
- Sharps must be placed in the official sharps storage container by the owner of the sharps container.
- Sharps containers are not be be left unattended at any collection facility.
Please understand fire personnel are on call 24 hours a day, and may be out of their station on a call when you arrive.
Again, sharps containers are not to be left unattended per biomedical waste laws.