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Daniels Sharpsmart Canada Awarded HealthPro Contract And Appoints Daniel Kennedy CEO Of Daniels Canada

TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniels Sharpsmart Canada Ltd (Daniels) is a 100 percent subsidiary of the Daniels Group of companies, the world's largest provider of reusable systems for sharps disposal and the second largest company in the medical waste disposal industry in the United States and Canada. Daniels Sharpsmart Canada was recently awarded the HealthPro contract for the provision of its re-usable Sharpsmart system across Canada.  The industry-leading Sharpsmart system is the world's leading reusable sharps system and sets the benchmark in injury reduction, waste reduction and financial savings.

"I believe that the HealthPro's decision to select Daniels reflects the importance that HealthPro places on the safety of its members staff and patients, and represents a real opportunity to reduce costs and the impact waste has on the environment," said Dean McPhee, Managing Director of Daniels Sharpsmart Canada.  "The Daniels Sharpsmart System has been independently tested and shown to reduce needle stick injuries by more than 80 percent, and brings real value to the HealthPro members." 

Daniels Sharpsmart system has been helping healthcare facilities reduce their injuries and environmental impact through their systems innovation and service in Canada for more than 13 years.  With the number one reusable sharps system, Daniels is well positioned to service the HealthPro group.  Daniels currently provides its product and services to a number of leading hospitals in Canada including, however, not limited to the Hospital for Sick Children, the University Health Network and the Hamilton Health Sciences.

"In addition to being awarded the HealthPro contract, we are very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Daniel Kennedy as the new Chief Executive Officer of Daniels Sharpsmart Canada," said McPhee.  "Dan has been with Daniels since 2009 as a Vice President of the U.S. operations and was formerly a director and founder of Medical Waste Management (MWM) in Canada and has worked directly with or for Daniels for more than 13 years.  With his experience in the medical waste market within the Canadian market combined with his strong background with Daniels, the board and I believe Dan will make a significant contribution to the ongoing success of our Canadian business."

For more information on the Daniels Sharpsmart system, please visit http://www.danielsinternational.ca

About Daniels Sharpsmart
Daniels Sharpsmart, the world's largest provider of reusable systems for sharps disposal and the second largest company in the medical waste disposal industry in the United States and Canada.  Daniels has more than 14 plants across North America and not only provides leading sharps solutions, however, also provides regulated medical waste treatment services and total waste solutions to the healthcare market. Its offerings capture both large, medium and small quantity healthcare providers. 

The Sharpsmart system was launched in 1999 and is the most widely researched sharps containment system in the world, the only system to have peer-reviewed confirmation of sharps injury reduction and the only system in which all container models meet the tests required by the European Agreement (AFG) on Transport of Dangerous Goods and is certified to the CSA standard in Canada.  The company's innovative Sharpsmart system is used in healthcare facilities in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.  For more information, please visit http://www.danielsinternational.ca

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