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Stericycle's Second Annual Healthcare Workplace Safety Trend Report Reveals Perspectives and Insights for Improving Patient and Provider Safety

Proper medical waste management, the environmental impact of healthcare and at-home care
 continue to be top concerns of healthcare workers

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Dec. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Stericycle, Inc. (Nasdaq: SRCL), a leading provider of medical waste management and secure information destruction solutions, today released its second annual Healthcare Workplace Safety Trend Report revealing crucial insights into healthcare workers' perspectives on health and safety in their work environments. Industry growth and the changing landscape of infectious diseases is driving a significant transformation of healthcare, while creating new challenges to overcome. The study aimed to better understand healthcare providers' and administrators' perspectives on those challenges to help healthcare organizations improve workplace safety standards as well as create a quality care environment for providers and their patients.

This year's key findings found healthcare providers have an increased desire for more training, tools and resources around regulated and pharmaceutical waste management (79%, up from 56% in 2021), at-home care disposal (91%), and managing difficult patients (72%). Both providers and administrators also see a clear connection between their workplace's sustainable environmental practices and the overall health of the community and positive patient outcomes. Nine in ten (94%) healthcare providers and administrators believe improper medical waste disposal greatly impacts patient health and safety and puts the physical safety of providers at risk ? a 23% increase from 2021.

"Healthcare organizations are facing immense challenges when it comes to protecting the health and well-being of their patients and staff. Recent public health emergencies from COVID-19 and other infectious diseases have only intensified issues facing the healthcare industry, including increasing workloads, longer hours, and less staff," said Cory White, executive vice president and chief commercial officer at Stericycle. "Our findings emphasize the need for healthcare organizations to create an ecosystem of care that nurtures and prioritizes patient and provider health, community health and environmental health, which will help lessen these industry challenges and define the future of healthcare. Our report also provides actionable steps to help healthcare organizations create a healthier and safer environment for their workers and patients."

Additional key themes and insights from the report include:

This study surveyed 504 healthcare professionals?404 healthcare practitioners (those who have direct patient interaction and currently practice as a physician, nurse or another related role) and 100 administrators (those who are currently at an executive leadership or senior management level in a healthcare organization). Both audiences were required to work in an organization that deals with medical waste management in some regard, whether they are personally responsible for decision making or not.

For more information about Stericycle and to access the Healthcare Workplace Safety Trend Report and multimedia assets, visit Stericycle's website.

About Stericycle

Stericycle, Inc., (Nasdaq: SRCL) is a U.S. based business-to-business services company and leading provider of compliance-based solutions that protect peoples and brands, promotes health and well-being, and safeguards the environment. Stericycle serves customers in the U.S. and 16 countries with solutions for regulated waste and compliance services and secure information destruction. For more information about Stericycle, please visit www.stericycle.com.

Media Contacts:
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Stericycle, Inc.
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