Joplin Medical Waste Disposal Services
Joplin 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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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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Joplin Medical Waste Disposal
If you generate any amount of medical waste in Joplin, no matter if it’s one pound a year or one thousand pounds a year, we are here to serve you. Not only can we offer medical waste disposal services at low prices yet still high quality, we can offer the same quality hard drive disposal, sharps disposal, pharmaceutical disposal and more. Along with our disposal services we also have a wide range of online compliance training from OSHA to HHS and more.
Cost Saving Measures
Along with measures such as reusable waste and sharps containers and state of the art truck routing to save you money we also take a much larger step that most companies don’t take. We own our waste disposal plant. This means we do not have to pay a third party disposal facility to destroy your waste, we do it ourselves. This cuts your costs dramatically and allows us to have full control over your waste from start to finish.
Founded in the 1800s Joplin quickly became a mining town due to the abundance of mining locations in the area. At first lead was the main subject of mining in the city, eventually it became zinc and the city was the mining capital of the world. After WW2 most of the mining locations have closed and population growth started to slow down. These days Joplin is the 12th largest city in the state and the economy is mostly fueled by the health system, the school, and Con-Way Truckload.
Two main hospitals serve Joplin, Freeman Health System and Mercy Hospital. Both of these hospitals are renown for their level of care and have nearly 200 beds between them. Mercy Hospital had to relocate after a 2011 tornado and reopened in 2015. It also has a Level 2 Trauma center and treats everything from cancer to heart disease.
Joplin, 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.
- We own the waste from pickup to destruction, no middleman, means no hidden cost.
- 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.
- 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.
Joplin, MO About
Joplin, officially known as the City of Joplin, is a city in Jasper and Newton counties in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Missouri. The bulk of the city is in Jasper County, while the southern portion is in Newton County. Joplin is the largest city in Jasper County - even though it is not the county seat, and it is the 12th most-populous city in the state. As of the 2010 census, the city's population was 50,150. The city covers an area of 35.69 square miles on the outer edge of the Ozark Mountains. Joplin is the main hub of the three-county Joplin-Miami, Missouri-Oklahoma Metro area, which is home to 210,077 people making it the 5th largest metropolitan area in Missouri. In 2011, the city was ravaged by a violent EF5 tornado.
Joplin, MO Resources
Joplin, MO Interesting Information
Joplin is the center of what is regionally known as the Four State Area: Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, and Kansas. Joplin is located north of I-44, its passage to the west into Oklahoma. In recent years, the residential development of Joplin has spread north to Webb City. The historic now-decommissioned U.S. Route 66 passes through Joplin, as 7th Street. The city is drained by Joplin, Turkey, Silver and Shoal creeks.
Joplin, MO Medical Waste FAQ and Related Searches
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.
- 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
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.
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 Missouri including the following cities: St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, Columbia, Independence, Lee's Summit, O'Fallon, Joplin, St. Joseph, St. Charles, Jefferson City, St. Peters, Blue Springs, Cape Girardeau, Florissant, Chesterfield, Farmington, Wentzville, Oakville, Wildwood for medical waste and related services.
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"Cheap & good medical waste removal company. The staff is great and the pick-up is always on time. Thank you!"