Medical Waste What is It? Medical Waste What is It? Medical waste is the term for any material that has been used in a medical setting and needs to be discarded. Waste can be liquid, solid, or semisolid. It includes anything from soiled dressings and used needles to gauze and gloves. All these materials are […]
Tips to Follow When Handling Medical Waste Tips to Follow When Handling Medical Waste. It’s important to know how to handle the medical waste your facility, office, or hospital produces. Medical waste is regulated by state and federal governments. A company must follow the regulations of their local, state, and federal governments to handle and […]
Medical Waste Solutions Medical Waste Solutions. Medical waste is a subset of wastes generated at health care facilities, such as hospitals, physicians’ offices, dental practices, blood banks, and veterinary hospitals/clinics, as well as medical research facilities and laboratories. Generally, medical waste is healthcare waste that that may be contaminated by blood, body fluids or other […]
What Happens to My Medical Waste? What Happens to My Medical Waste? Medical waste can transmit various diseases like HIV, Hepatitis B and C, and other various pathogen illnesses. It’s important to take precautions when disposing of medical waste to keep our community safe. In the United States alone, each year there are over 600 […]
How Medical Waste is Disposed How Medical Waste is Disposed. Medical waste is mostly a byproduct of the healthcare industry, and as such, it’s important to dispose of it in a safe manner. Medical waste can be very dangerous for the environment and for humans if not disposed of properly. The good news is that […]
Best Ways to Choose a Medical Waste Company Best Ways to Choose a Medical Waste Company. Medical waste disposal is one of the most important aspects of running a healthcare facility. It’s important for you to choose the right medical waste company so you don’t find your facility or company on the wrong end of […]
What is Medical Waste? What is Medical Waste? Medical waste is a catch-all term for all the waste materials generated by medical facilities, even non-infectious. Most people however consider the term medical waste as “regulated medical waste” that is regulated by both federal and state laws, with some variation from one state to another. Healthcare […]
Tips to Help You Identify Your Medical Waste Disposal Needs Tips to Help You Identify Your Medical Waste Disposal Needs. Medical waste disposal is a necessary function that often gets hired out to a third-party Medical Waste Management Company. Like Healthcare Waste Management. You might not realize how many different types of medical waste you […]
Medical Waste Generation Medical Waste Generation. Medical waste is a growing concern for both the environment and human health. In the US alone, more than 12 billion pounds of medical waste is generated every year. In addition to generating more medical waste every year, medical waste can cause serious illness, or environmental concerns if it […]
COVID-19 Testing Creating More Medical Waste COVID-19 Testing Creating More Medical Waste. With the increase in COVID-19 testing, schools, testing centers, medical facilities, and businesses are producing more and more medical waste. COVID testing will produce increased medical waste, if your facility or business now provides COVID testing and is experiencing additional or new medical […]
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