Henderson, KY Medical
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Henderson Medical Waste Disposal Services

Henderson Medical Waste Disposal. Healthcare Waste Management offers convenient, secure medical waste disposal services in Kentucky. Including: infectious waste disposal, biohazard waste disposal, medical waste disposal, sharps container disposal and compliance training plus secure document shredding. Contact us today for a quick, 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

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 Kentucky 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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Henderson Medical Waste Disposal

Do you need your medical or biohazardous waste picked up in or near Henderson? Are you sick of overpaying for these simple services? henderson medical waste disposalWe get that, and that’s why we offer low cost pickup services no matter the size of your practice. Alongside our medical waste disposal services we are happy to provide secure paper shredding, secure product shredding, and secure hard drive shredding along with online compliance training for OSHA and more.

Why Keep Overpaying?

Saving our customers money is in the forefront of our minds every day. A lot of other medical waste disposal companies are actually just haulers. Haulers, as the name suggests, just haul your waste and don’t destroy it. This makes them the middleman between you and having your waste disposed of and costs much more money. We own our disposal plant. Not only does destroying your waste ourselves save money, it also raises the quality of service as we control everything from start to finish.

Henderson, Kentucky

In the early days of Henderson the town was renown for it’s tobacco farms. In fact, due to these farms, there were more millionaires in Henderson during WW1 than anywhere else in the world. However as time went on and the economic situation changed less and less tobacco was grown in Henderson and in fact the last tobacco facility closed in 1984.

Healthcare Systems

Methodist Health is the main hospital in the city serving the town’s 30,000 citizens. The hospital first opened in the 1940’s and at the time had only 80 beds. After much growth there are now two locations, their main 192 bed location in Henderson and the second critical access hospital in Morganfield. The hospital employs more than 1,000 people, sees over 30,000 emergency room visits every year, and also manages the cities ambulance services.

Henderson, KY 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.

Henderson, KY About

Henderson is a home rule-class city along the Ohio River and is the county seat of Henderson County in western Kentucky in the United States. The population was 28,757 at the 2010 U.S. census. It is part of the Evansville Metropolitan Area, locally known as the "Tri-State Area". It is considered the southernmost suburb of Evansville, Indiana. Notable residents have included the ornithologist, naturalist, and painter John James Audubon and blues legend W. C. Handy.

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Henderson, KY Resources

Henderson City General Office

https://www.cityofhendersonky.org/
222 1st St
Henderson, Kentucky 42420
(270) 831-1200

Henderson Police Department

https://www.cityofhendersonky.org/217/Police
1990 Barrett Ct
Henderson, Kentucky 42420
(270) 831-1295

Henderson Fire Department

https://www.cityofhendersonky.org/180/Fire
332 Washington St
Henderson, Kentucky 42420
(270) 831-1270

Methodist Health

https://www.methodisthospital.net/
1305 N Elm St
Henderson, Kentucky 42420
(270) 827-7700

Continuity Care Clinic

https://www.methodisthospital.net/About-Us/Methodist-Physician-Group/Continuity-Care-Clinic.aspx
411 Letcher St
Henderson, Kentucky 42420
(270) 831-7950

Williams Bros. Health Care

https://www.williamsbrospharmacy.com/locations
426 N Elm St
Henderson, Kentucky 42420
(270) 869-9197

Henderson, KY Interesting Information

Henderson is located in north-central Henderson County and is 10 miles south of Evansville, Indiana, and 30 miles west of Owensboro, Kentucky. According to the United States Census Bureau, Henderson has a total area of 17.6 square miles, of which 15.3 square miles are land and 2.3 square miles, or 13.01%, are water. As the state line tends to follow the Indiana side of the river, most of the Ohio River going past Henderson is within the city limits.

Henderson, KY 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.

Medical Waste Disposal

April 10, 2017

Medical waste, when improperly treated and disposed of, is potentially harmful to others and to the environment. Medical waste is generated in a number of ways but usually as a result of the treatment, immunization, or care of humans or animals. Due to treatment, waste is generated, and that waste could be potentially dangerous or […] Read More

Best Practices in the Medical Waste Disposal Industry

August 11, 2015

If your healthcare practice has medical waste, the law says it’s up to you to figure out how to best dispose of it.  Making sure to exercise proper disposal is a choice that reflects positively on the environment as well as the integrity of your company.  Follow these best practices to safely and efficiently dispose […] Read More

Medical Waste Generation

July 6, 2015

Healthcare Waste Management disposes of medical waste for many different types of facilities.  From hospitals, to dentists, to funeral homes, we deal with different types of waste from a variety of sources.  But just how much medical waste is there?  And where is it coming from? As of 2013, there were approximately one million hospital […] Read More

The Obscurity of Medical Waste in America

June 29, 2015

When it comes to state and federal regulations, things are a bit hazy in labeling a substance as medical waste.  In fact, different terms such as “hospital waste,” “biomedical waste,” and “infectious waste” consistently appear in state and federal laws and guidelines, yet there is currently no set test to determine when a solid waste […] Read More

History of the Medical Waste Tracking Act

June 15, 2015

Proper disposal of bio-medical waste is something Healthcare Waste Management takes very seriously, meeting and exceeding industry regulations and constantly working to make the process as safe and efficient as possible.  Unfortunately not everybody does or has done the same. In 1988, Congress enacted the Medical Waste Tracking Act of 1988, a United States federal […] Read More

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