Proper Waste Disposal

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Is This Saturday, Oct. 27th of 2018!

This Saturday, Oct. 27th of 2018, the DEA has organized a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day throughout the entire Country. This is one way...

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Cannabis (Marijuana) Waste Disposal

Cannabis waste, or Marijuana waste must be disposed of properly. If a place selling or growing cannabis is licensed, the licensees will need to comply with all applicable...

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How do I dispose of home generated medical waste?

Click here for a list of FREE approved locations to drop off home medical waste at, in California. How do I dispose of home-generated medical...

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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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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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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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How often should I schedule pick up for my medical waste disposal?

As a matter of fact, there aren’t any Federal infectious medical waste disposal regulations at this time. This issue was left for each State to...

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Flu Season: Medical Waste Disposal at Home

FLU SEASON! Tips from your medical waste disposal expert. Some chiropractors look at people and "see" invisible lines going through their spines. Speech therapists hear...

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Don’t Try this At Home… ($50,000 + 2 years in jail)

Here's a good reason to consider calling a medical waste disposal company today. The Medical Waste Bill was written, refined, and passed in increments, from...

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Sharpening safety skills; techniques that reduce needlestick injury

It only takes one time. Just one stick of a contaminated needle can induce agonizing fear in the most seasoned healthcare worker. Take the example...

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