Ways to Make Medical Waste Management Easier. Medical waste management is an important part of any facility that generates medical waste. The improper disposal of medical waste can cause havoc for both staff, patients, and the environment. The improper disposal of medical waste can cause health problems, increase the risk of infection, and create an environmental hazard. It is important to find ways to reduce your medical waste as well as disposing of it safely and within the law and regulations of your state.
The Importance of Medical Waste Management
One of the best ways to keep your medical waste management program on track is providing frequent training of your medical waste policies and local, state, and federal regulations. By your employees understanding where to throw, it will help reduce your medical waste streams.
It is imperative that front line generators of medical waste and janitorial staff understand the proper collection and disposal processes you have setup for your location.
Once the generation points are identified in your facility, the appropriate color-coded containers should be placed at the generation points. The medical waste should always be placed in the medical waste container, by the person who generated it, immediately after use, never lay medical waste down and pick it up later for disposal.
One of the easiest ways to make managing your medical waste, easier, is to hire a professional, experienced, medical waste management company and rely on their expertise to manage your medical waste.
Healthcare Waste Management services the Midwest for medical waste disposal, biohazard waste disposal, sharps container disposal and secure document destruction. We offer online compliance training to keep your facility compliant with current OSHA 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.
We back it up by owning your medical waste from start to finish. We own the trucks that come to your facility, we employ and train 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 system 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.
Let us become your partner in all your disposal needs, medical waste is our business. We are not just hauling it; we treat most of your medical waste in our own processing plants. Medical Waste treatment plants must understand and follow more regulations than a company that simply transports your waste from point A to B. Contact us today for a free quote or with any questions pertaining to your medical waste, compliance training, or document destruction needs at 888-427-5797.
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