Biohazard Waste Disposal

Hazardous Waste VS. Bio Hazardous Waste

Know the difference. Yes. The two terms sound similar. However, hazardous waste is very different from bio-hazardous waste. Therefore, hazardous waste disposal would be different...

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Reducing the Impact of Hospital Medical Waste – One Red Bag at a Time

A study published this last June has shed light on an alarming statistic for hospitals. If the healthcare system of the United States were a...

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Illegal Dumping of Medical Waste is an Expensive Gamble

This past June, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection let it be known that violations with medical waste disposal for hospitals will be treated harshly....

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Biological Waste Disposal for When It’s a Messy Job

Biological waste disposal for clinics is typically structured for easy collection at the generation site and transport to a holding area. Yet not every situation...

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California’s Role in Shaping the Medical Waste Disposal Industry

When it comes to medical waste disposal rules and practices, no one is doing it better than the state of California. Since 1972, state lawmakers...

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199 Cases Where Toxic Agents Almost Slipped Through the Cracks

The Federal Select Agent Program conducted their first ever annual report, discovering 199 instances where lab technicians were inadvertently exposed to toxic or infectious substances...

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Do You Know Where Your Surgery Center’s Medical Waste Will Eventually End Up?

The journey of medical waste begins the moment it is removed from the human body. In a surgery center, it could be a small tumor...

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The Importance of Biological Waste Disposal for Doctor’s Offices

You are likely already familiar with the terminology biological waste, and those bright red bags that yell out “handle with caution”. But do you know...

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Are You Up to Speed on Texas Medical Waste Disposal Regulations

Medical waste disposal for clinics, and other health care facilities, in Texas has recently changed. The Texas legislature revised the rules during their 84th regular...

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Autoclave in Reverse for Medical Waste Disposal

The autoclave sterilizer was first conceived of over a 100 years ago as a method of cleaning surgical instruments for use. The process is still...

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OSHA Weighs in on Blood Collection Tubes and Recycling

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) oversees practices and policies that could be hazardous to the physical well-being of workers in any field. With...

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Medical Waste Disposal for Surgery Centers is a Leading Method for Protecting Our Planet

Medical waste disposal for surgery centers and large hospitals is arguably one of the most critical types of waste management in terms of protecting our...

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Preventing zoonotic disease transmission inside of a veterinary practice

There are standards for precautions in veterinary medicine that are designed to help stop the spread of certain diseases from animals to the humans caring...

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Biological Waste Disposal for Clinics

Is Your Clinic Prepared if a Zika Crisis Hits? With the seasons about to change for the warmer across the continental United States, there is...

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