(415 ILCS 5/3.458)
Sharps collection station.
(a) "Sharps collection station" means a designated area at an applicable
facility where (i) hypodermic, intravenous, or other medical needles or syringes or other sharps, or (ii) medical household waste containing
medical sharps, including, but not limited to, hypodermic, intravenous, or
other medical needles or syringes or other sharps, are collected
for transport, storage, treatment, transfer, or disposal.
(b) For purposes of this Section, "applicable facility" means any of the
(1) A hospital.
(2) An ambulatory surgical treatment center,