Medical Waste Disposal

Avoiding the Spread of COVID-19 With Medical Waste Disposal

Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have seen an abundance of waste from healthcare facilities across the country caring for individuals infected with coronavirus....

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Most Important Factors to Consider when Disposing of Medical Waste

When you’re considering all of the medical waste that your healthcare facility produces daily, no doubt the first question on your mind is that of...

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Drug Take Back And Sharps Collection Day In Napa County

Drug Take Back And Sharps Collection Day In Napa County - Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 10am to 2pm, at numerous Napa County locations. The Police...

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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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Preparing Your Veterinary Office For An OSHA Audit

It Starts With Staff Training The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been increasing the number of audits performed each year, including those done...

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Medical Waste Disposal By Mail-Back For Dental Offices? We don’t think so…

Dental offices usually don't generate that much medical waste. Like all health care providers, a dental office is obligated to manage their medical waste in...

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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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