The table below shows the number of checks which the EA has undertaken for healthcare waste sites in England in each of the last four years. The EA does not centrally record numbers of announced and unannounced inspections, however the majority of inspections are unannounced.
Information for 2014 is not included because a new system for recording checks was introduced in 2015 and earlier information is not centrally recorded.
Total no. of checks:
Of which site visits:
2018 (year to date)