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Medical Waste Disposal Responsibilities



January 19, 2022



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Medical Waste Disposal Responsibilities

Medical Waste Disposal Responsibilities. Medical waste disposal is a major responsibility for any facility that generates it. Medical waste is regulated by many different agencies including the EPA, OSHA, and departments of health.

It’s important to understand out of the many different agencies, they may regulate medical waste at different levels. Local government like health departments, state governments like your states EPA offices, and federal governments like OSHA could all have regulations you must follow in your city.

Not following any of these regulations could result in hefty fines, knowing what is required in your city and how to properly handle, store, and dispose of your medical waste correctly is the first step in a successful medical waste management program.

Staying on top of all the regulations and any regulatory changes can be a daunting task, you could find yourself unknowingly out of compliance.

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Healthcare Waste Management services the Midwest for medical waste disposal, biohazard waste disposal, sharps container disposal and secure document destruction.

We also offer online compliance training to keep your facility compliant with current regulations, bloodborne pathogens certificates, exposure control plans and SDS / MSDS tracking are just some of the features of our online training portal. However, it is much more than just a training portal, it holds all the documents needed for any OSHA inspection.

Healthcare Waste Management is proud to bring a first-class medical waste disposal experience to our customers. From the local medical office to national healthcare systems, we bring innovation and customer service that is unparalleled. That’s a strong statement but we back it up by owning your medical waste from start to finish. We own the trucks that come to your facility, we employ the drivers that come into your facility, and we own the destruction plants that destroy your waste. By having one company handle your waste from ‘cradle-to-grave’ allows us to bring our customers, the best process, products, and services with significant savings compared to the industry standard pricing. We do this while reducing our client’s impact on the environment which is a true win-win. Best processes, pricing and practices is what we built our company on.

Our commitment to our customers and the environment doesn’t stop with our cradle-to-grave management of your medical waste. We also use a state-of-the-art reusable container systems for medical waste and sharps waste that keeps unnecessary waste from impacting the environment. Our cradle-to-grave management process, reusable medical waste and sharps disposal containers, fuel efficient trucks and intelligent routing are all examples of our commitment to our customers and the environment.

With offices throughout the Midwest, Healthcare Waste Management is centrally positioned to service our customers across the Midwest. We’re proud to bring professional medical disposal services to customers in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Minnesota. If you’d like to inquire about service in your state, please contact us today! 888-427-5797

From Medical Waste Disposal, Document Destruction, to Compliance Training we can help! Call Healthcare Waste Management today to experience the difference!


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