Mason City, IA Medical
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Mason City Medical Waste Disposal Services

Mason City 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.

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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.

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Compliance Training

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.

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sharps container disposal

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!

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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. 

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Document Destruction

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.

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Biohazard Supplies

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.

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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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Mason City, IA Medical Waste Disposal

Healthcare Waste Management services include medical waste, infectious waste, biohazard and sharps container medical waste disposal mason city iowadisposal. We also offer an online safety and compliance portal to keep track of all the required training and certificates by employee. The manager level can see who needs training, we has training coming up and who has completed the required safety training. This is an online portal where all of the training takes place by simply signing and taking the courses. It will also provide company required documents like exposure control plans and SDS / MSDS paperwork. The main advantage is ease of access and you can get rid of those big binders because the portal holds your companies required documents.

How We Save You Money

At Healthcare Waste Management we save you money by owning the entire process of your medical waste disposal. Most companies are just setup as haulers, where they pickup your waste and haul it to a processing plant. At Healthcare Waste Management, our directly employed drivers’ pickup your waste with our trucks and they bring it to our processing plants to have it destroyed. By doing this we own the entire process of your medical waste disposal meaning we do not have to employ another company to haul or destroy your waste. When we own the entire process, it is cost-effective because we can streamline the process.

Mason City, Iowa

Mason got its name in honor of a founder’s son, Masson Long. Mason City has a wide employment sector without one sector or employer dominating the market. The sectors of the economy of include manufacturing, Health, Financial Services, Technology and Education. Prestage Farms wanted to build a large pork processing plant in Mason City that would employ about 1,800 people. The residents City Council casted a vote rejecting the project, raising concerns around environmental and property value issues. Today Prestage Farms has a plant located about 70 miles southwest of Mason City Iowa in Eagle Grove, IA.

Healthcare Systems

MercyOne is one of the main hospitals in Mason City. The city itself is full of qualified specialty and general practice doctors like DR. Behr on 4th street or Dr. Mardan an internist Doctor. Whatever your needs are there are plenty of qualified doctors to treat you. Healthcare Waste Management offers medical waste disposal to large and small quantity generators of medical waste. We also provide secure document and product destruction services. Call us today for a custom quote to fit your needs. We are always glad to help in whatever way we can.

Mason City, 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.

  1. We own the waste from pickup to destruction, no middleman, means no hidden cost.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Mason City, IA About

Mason City is the county seat of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States. The population was 28,079 in the 2010 census, a decline from 29,172 in the 2000 census. The Mason City Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Cerro Gordo and Worth counties. It is commonly referred to as the "River City", as the city grew up centered on the Winnebago River.

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Mason City, IA Resources

City of Mason City

https://www.masoncity.net/
10 First Street NW
Mason City, Iowa 50401
641-421-3600

Mason City Fire Department

https://www.masoncity.net/pview.aspx?id=17957&catid=477
350 5th St SW
Mason City, Iowa 50401
641-421-3640

Mason City Police Department

https://www.masoncity.net/pview.aspx?id=17966&catid=477
78 S. Georgia Ave.
Mason City, Iowa 50401
641-421-3650

Mason City Chamber of Commerce

https://www.facebook.com/MasonCityChamber/
9 N Federal Ave
Mason City, Iowa 50401
(641) 423-5724

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center

https://www.mercyone.org/northiowa/
1000 4th St SW
Mason City, Iowa 50401
(641) 428-7000

Mercy Medical Center North

https://www.mercyone.org/northiowa/for-patients/find-us/
910 N Eisenhower Ave
Mason City, Iowa 50401
641-428-7274

Mason City, IA Interesting Information

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 28.10 square miles, of which 27.81 square miles is land and 0.29 square miles is water. Mason City is known for its musical heritage, consistently producing successful performers and educators.[citation needed] The city's "favorite son," Meredith Willson, grew up in Mason City and played in the Mason City Symphonic Band as a high school student. Willson's crowning achievement was the famous stage musical The Music Man. Many of the characters in it were based on people Willson knew from his childhood in Mason City.

 

 

Mason City, IA Medical Waste FAQ and Related Searches

What is Medical Waste?

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.

 

What are some Examples of Medical Waste?
  • 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 
What are the types of medical waste?

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.

Who generates medical 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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