Medical Waste Containers: What You Need to Know
Disposing of medical waste means following proper procedures and practices that will keep patients, staff, and the public safe. Medical waste can be generated from any facility that handles bodily fluids, bio-hazardous waste, or medical sharps. This includes doctor’s offices, veterinary clinics, and even tattoo parlors. One of the most important aspects of proper medical waste disposal is medical waste containers. Here is what you need to know about them to have a compliant disposal plan. Continue reading “Medical Waste Containers: What You Need to Know”
Streamlining the Biohazard Waste Removal Process
Careful handling of biohazard waste is a relatively new concept that was only discovered a few hundred years ago when germs and their spread were first understood. Today’s medical industry is one of the cleanest areas in society as hospital waste disposal remains a top priority. In fact, there are some protocols that can streamline biohazard waste removal in almost any facility.
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Whether a medical facility resides in Oklahoma or New York, specific guidelines are in place for smooth medical waste disposal. Controlling unsterilized items, from surgical tools to needles, is crucial to both medical worker and patient health standards. Using medical waste bins properly makes disposal one of the smoothest operations in a hospital. Continue reading “Why Medical Waste Disposal is the Smoothest Operation in any Hospital”
The first compliance date of the revised HCS is December 1, 2013. Please make sure to contact us today to ensure you are in compliance with the new OSHA regulations. Continue reading “December 1st, 2013 Training Requirements for the Revised Hazard Communication Standard”
In a warehouse in Schertz, Bill Jewitt is trying to help medical facilities reduce their carbon footprint and lower their own cost at the same time. The company, called MedSharps, shares space with the document shredding business Marshall Shredding, and became a division of the paper recycling business two years ago. Continue reading “MedSharps Focuses on “Greening” Medical Waste”