Biohazardous Medical Waste Disposal Service. Biohazardous waste, also called medical waste, infectious waste, or biomedical waste, is any waste containing infectious materials or other potentially infectious material such as blood and bodily fluids.
Below are some examples of Biohazardous Medical Waste.
Human Blood and Blood Products: All human blood, blood products (such as serum, plasma, and other blood components) in liquid or semi-liquid form. Items contaminated with blood that, if compressed, would release liquid or items caked with dried blood capable of being released during handling.
Human Body Fluids: Human body fluids in a liquid or semi-liquid state, including semen, vaginal secretions, cerebral spinal fluid, synovial fluid, pleural fluid, pericardial fluid, peritoneal fluid, amniotic fluid, and saliva from dental procedures. This includes any other human body fluids visibly contaminated with blood, and all body fluids in situations where it is difficult to differentiate between body fluids.
Microbiological Wastes: Laboratory wastes containing or contaminated with concentrated forms of infectious agents. Such waste includes discarded specimen cultures, stocks of etiologic agents, discarded live and attenuated viruses, blood or body fluids known to contain infectious pathogens, wastes from the production of biologicals and serums, disposable culture dishes.
Pathological Waste: All human tissues, organs, and body parts, including waste biopsy materials, tissues, and anatomical parts from surgery, procedures, or autopsy. Any unfixed human tissue.
Animal Waste: All animal carcasses, body parts, and any bedding material from animals known to be infected with, or that have been inoculated with human pathogenic microorganisms infectious to humans.
Sharps Waste: Sharps include Needles, IV tubing with needle attached, Glass, Scalpels, razor blades, and lancets, and broken glass and splintered plastic, anything contaminated and has potentially infectious material, that can puncture the skin.
Here at Healthcare Waste Management, we are proud members of the National Waste & Recycling Association. NWRA convenes several institutes that provide leadership on landfills, recycling, and healthcare waste.
If your facility generates Biohazardous Medical Waste and needs a sustainable, professional, reliable medical waste disposal company contact Healthcare Waste Management today.
We have been providing medical waste disposal services for decades and serve thousands of customers. With Healthcare Waste Management you get a company that owns your medical waste from the moment we pick it up. We directly employ and train the drivers, we own and maintain the trucks that haul the waste, we own the treatment plants that destroy the waste. From start to finish we are your provider.
We have invested in our business to best serve your business, from the most efficient truck routing systems to treating your medical waste we do it all.
It may surprise you to find out all medical waste disposal companies are not the same. There are brokers who simply sign you up on their contract charge you more and then pay someone less to do all the work.
There are haulers who move or haul the medical waste from your place to a place of destruction, they are best thought of as movers. They do not own the destruction sites they simply move the waste from point A to point B.
And, then there are a few companies like Healthcare Waste Management who own the entire process of destroying your medical waste, from start to finish we have the resources to take care of your medical waste, providing the best services at the most economical pricing.
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