Jefferson City, MO Medical
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Jefferson City Medical Waste Disposal Services

Jefferson City Medical Waste Disposal. Healthcare Waste Management offers convenient, secure medical waste disposal services in Missouri. 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

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 Missouri 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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Jefferson City Medical Waste Disposal

If you are a producer of medical or infectious waste in Jefferson City and want to stop paying so much for medical waste disposal jefferson city medical waste disposalconsider Healthcare Waste Management. No matter the amount of waste you produce we are here for you. Not only do we provide incredibly high quality medical waste disposal, we also have a wide variety of other services. Some of these include our sharps and pharmaceutical pickup services, our secure product, paper and hard drive shredding and much more. All of these are provided at not only the lowest cost possible but also the highest quality possible.

Steps To Cut Costs

Did you know many medical waste disposal companies don’t actually dispose of your waste at all? They come pick it up from your facility and then take it to a separate waste disposal plant they do not own and because of that have to pay to dispose of your waste. These companies are known as haulers because they just haul your waste.

We at HWM own our waste disposal plant, we own the trucks that haul your waste, we hire our own drivers and we pay for our own insurance. All of these steps of ownership not only raise the quality of your service, but they can in some cases really lower the cost of your pickups.

Jefferson City, Missouri

Jefferson City, the 5th largest city in the state of Missouri with a population of nearly 50,000. Unlike many other cities in MO, Jefferson City’s economy is largely built on their local government. Some of the largest employees include the State of Missouri and the local school system. The state itself employs almost 50% of the entire working population of Jefferson City.

Healthcare Systems

As far as getting healthcare in Jefferson City goes you have two main options, the Capital Region Medical Center on Madison St and also SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital on Mission Drive. Capital Region started in 1957 as a 35 bed operation by a group of physicians worried about the lack of healthcare options in the city. Today the hospital has just over 100 beds, employs over 700 physicians and still provides a wide variety of in home care.

Jefferson City, MO 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.

Jefferson City, MO About

Jefferson City, officially the City of Jefferson and informally Jeff City or Jefferson, is the capital of the U.S. state of Missouri and the 15th most populous city in the state. It is also the county seat of Cole County and the principal city of the Jefferson City Metropolitan Statistical Area, the second-most-populous metropolitan area in Mid-Missouri and the fifth-largest in the state. Most of the city is in Cole County, with a small northern section extending into Callaway County. Jefferson City is named for Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States.

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Jefferson City, MO Resources

Jefferson City City Hall

https://www.jeffersoncitymo.gov/index.php
320 E McCarty St
Jefferson City, Missouri 65101
(573) 634-6410

Jefferson City Police Department

https://www.jeffersoncitymo.gov/government/police.php
401 Monroe St
Jefferson City, Missouri 65101
(573) 634-6400

Jefferson City Fire Department

https://www.jeffersoncitymo.gov/government/fire.php
305 E Miller St
Jefferson City, Missouri 65101
(573) 634-6401

SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital

https://www.ssmhealth.com/locations/st-marys-hospital-jefferson-city
2505 Mission Dr
Jefferson City, Missouri 65109
(573) 681-3000

Capital Region Medical Center

https://www.crmc.org/
1125 Madison St
Jefferson City, Missouri 65101
(573) 632-5000

Provider Plus Medical Equipment

https://www.providerplus.com/
2512 Creek Trail Ct
Jefferson City, Missouri 65109
(573) 634-0048

Jefferson City, MO Interesting Information

When the Missouri Territory was organized in 1812, St. Louis was Missouri's seat of government, and St. Charles would serve as the next capital. However Jefferson City was chosen as the new capital in 1821. The village first was called "Lohman's Landing", and when the legislature decided to relocate there, they proposed the name "Missouriopolis" before settling on the city of "Jefferson" to honor Thomas Jefferson.

Jefferson City, MO 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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Why Reusable Sharps Containers?

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Avoiding Risk: Bloodborne Pathogens in the Healthcare Community

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