Clinton Medical Waste Disposal Services
Clinton Medical Waste Disposal. Healthcare Waste Management offers convenient, secure medical waste disposal services in Iowa. Including: medical waste disposal, infectious waste disposal, biohazard waste disposal, sharps container disposal and secure document shredding. Contact us today for a quick, hassle free, customized quote to fit your needs.
Medical Waste Disposal
We specialize in the removal of infectious waste from your hospital, medical office or private practice.
Contact Healthcare Waste Management Today to find out how we save you Money for medical waste disposal.
Bloodborne pathogens training, Exposure control plans, Required training, Supplies and More.
Healthcare Waste Management is here to answer all of your questions about the training required by your facility.
Sharps Container Disposal
Healthcare Waste Management is the perfect partner to help with your sharps disposal needs.
No customer is too big or small for us to help with your safe disposal of needles and sharps. Contact Us Today!
RCRA & Pharma Waste
Pharmaceutical waste disposal is becoming one of the most important aspects of environmental services.
Healthcare Waste Management can help your facility manage all of your RCRA and pharmaceutical waste. Call Today.
To stay within compliance of the increased government regulations, we provide secure paper shredding for your facility or business.
Our drivers come to your location to set you up with secure locking cabinets or large document carts for safe storage until removal.
From Biohazard Boxes & Bins to our replacement sharps container program. We have everything you need.
In an effort to help our customers better utilize their time, we offer direct supplies delivery at the same time as scheduled services.
We service all of Iowa for your medical waste and biohazard waste disposal needs. Contact Healthcare Waste Management today for a quick medical waste disposal disposal quote. You can reach us at 888-427-5797.
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Clinton, IA Medical Waste Disposal
At Healthcare Waste Management we offer medical waste disposal services in Clinton. Including infectious waste, sharps waste and biohazard waste disposal. We also have an online portal to help keep your practice and employees up to date on current regulations when it comes to training, certificates and storage of required company documents. It is easy to use and at a management level you can see who has completed and who needs to complete training like bloodborne pathogens certificates or HIPAA training just to name a few. HWM also provides secure document destruction and product destruction services. Call today to see how we can help.
What does Medical Waste Cost?
There are several factors that go into medical waste disposal cost. What you will hear most often is location and frequency. While these do affect cost to some degree, if we come out weekly verse monthly that will obviously increase cost. What most companies will fail to tell you is, how many companies involved in the process will also increase cost. If you are working with a company that has the capacity to pick up, haul and destroy the waste all within the confines of their own company, that will decrease cost. You may think well, the company I work with does all of that. Do they though? Do you know if the company that picks up your waste is the same company that you contracted with? Do you know what happens to the waste after it is picked up? Most people rightfully assume the company that picks it up, destroys it. That is not the case a lot of the time. What happens is one company picks it up and transports it to another company to destroy it. So, you could have two or three companies all trying to make margins off your bill. Healthcare Waste Management owns the entire process of your medical waste disposal, our drivers, our trucks and our processing plants that destroy your waste.
Clinton has a history in the lumber industry as many of the Midwest cities did. The area became the center of the lumber industry and was know as the “Lumber capital of the World”. As it turns out, huge log rafts floated down the Mississippi River from northern states like Minnesota and Wisconsin and then in Clinton, they were cut into lumber and shipped into growing communities via the railroad and the river. Because of its thriving location and the lumber industry, in the late 1800s Clinton held more millionaires per capita (13) than any other town or city in the nation at the time.
MercyOne Healthcare system services Clinton with centers north and south and the main Hospital located on 4th street. Healthcare Waste Management provides medical waste disposal services to large hospital settings or single practice alike. Call us today for a custom quote that is built around your practices needs, we are always here to help, in any way we can.
Clinton, IA Benefits of Using Healthcare Waste Management Services
As the name suggest we are a complete management team of your healthcare medical, biohazard, sharps and other wastes that is regulated. From pickup to destruction, we are the only company that handles your waste.
- We own the waste from pickup to destruction, no middleman, means no hidden cost.
- Our state-of-the-art processing plants ensure the waste is disposed of as quickly and effectively as possible, with minimum impact to the environment.
- With us it is our drivers, our trucks, our processing plants and our insurance. You can imagine the insurance one must have when they own their own processing plants.
Clinton, IA About
Clinton is a city in, and the county seat of, Clinton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 26,885 as of 2010. Clinton, along with DeWitt (also located in Clinton County), was named in honor of the sixth governor of New York, DeWitt Clinton. Clinton is the principal city of the Clinton Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is coterminous with Clinton County. Clinton was incorporated on January 26, 1857.
Clinton, IA Resources
Clinton, IA Interesting Information
Clinton is located at 41°50′49″N 90°12′26″W (41.846863, -90.207330). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 38.01 square miles, of which 35.15 square miles is land and 2.86 square miles is water. Clinton is on the western shore of the Mississippi River and is the easternmost city in Iowa. The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge passes through Clinton along the river. The pool of the Mississippi River above Lock and Dam No. 13 is the widest section of the river at 1.8 miles across.
Clinton, IA Medical Waste FAQ and Related Searches
Medical waste is healthcare trash that contains infectious or potentially infectious items. It can come from hospitals, medical clinics, veterinary offices, dental clinics, research facilities, or medical laboratories. It can contain blood or other bodily fluids, or it can appear benign, like gloves or gowns.
According to the Medical Waste Tracking Act of 1988, it’s defined as any waste created during treatment, testing, immunization, research, or diagnosis of human beings and animals. Examples include sharps like scalpels or needles, tissue, fluids, glassware, swabs, culture dishes, or bandages.
- Expired vaccines
- Tissue from humans or animals
- Gowns, gloves, or gauze that may have blood on them
- Waste from rooms of patients with infectious diseases
- Needles, scalpels, and broken glass used in procedures
- Laboratory cultures, stocks, and contaminated culture paraphernalia
- Bedding from infected animals
The WHO identifies the 8 categories of medical waste as:
- Infectious waste
- Sharps waste
- Pathological waste
- Chemical waste
- Cytotoxic waste
- Pharmaceutical waste
- Radioactive waste
- Nonhazardous general waste
Those types cover all the potential varieties and sources of regulated and non-regulated healthcare waste.
You know hospitals and doctor’s offices create medical waste. But blood banks, dental clinics, and urgent care clinics create it too. Pharmacies, veterinary clinics, medical testing labs, research labs, nursing homes, hotels where patients stay, and funeral homes also create regulated waste.
Even an office building can generate biohazardous waste. Why? Because if someone gets a nosebleed at work and uses a tissue to stop it, they’ve created regulated waste. There was a hotel in Boston, next door to Mass General Hospital, was fined twice for medical waste violations from hotel guests.
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Medical Waste Disposal Service Area
Healthcare Waste Management services the entire state of Iowa including the following cities: Des Moines, Davenport, Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Waterloo, Sioux City, Dubuque, Ames, West Des Moines, Ankeny, Council Bluffs, Urbandale, Cedar Falls, Marion, Bettendorf, Clinton, Burlington, Marshalltown, Mason City, Muscatine for medical waste and related services.
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"Cheap & good medical waste removal company. The staff is great and the pick-up is always on time. Thank you!"