Oakville, MO Medical
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Oakville Medical Waste Disposal Services

Oakville 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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Oakville, MO Medical Waste Disposal

At Healthcare Waste Management we provide medical, infectious, biohazard and sharps container disposal services. medical waste disposal oakville missouriWe have an online safety and compliance portal that provides training to employees and the admin view allows employers to view all employee training status, certificates and send reminders to those needing to complete training. The Portal has Bloodborne Pathogens, HIPAA, Hazcom, DOT, PPE and so much more. It will also house the required documents for the company for ease of proving compliance, accessibility, safety plan building and more. In need of secure document shredding, paper shredding and product destruction services? We provide that service to any industry, not just the medical industry in need of secure document shredding.

About Healthcare Waste Management

You will want to look for a medical waste company that does these three basic things.

  1. Directly employs the drivers to ensure best practices are followed when picking up your waste.
  2. You will want a company that own the vehicles that transports your waste to ensure the vehicles are properly equipped to transport medical waste.
  3. You will want a company that destroys your medical waste without taking it to another company.

The latter is mostly because of cost, if they do not destroy the waste they pick up, another company is making its margins from your bill as well. At Healthcare Waste Management we have processed over 15.5 million pounds of medical waste at our own medical waste processing plants.  

Oakville, Missouri

Oakville belongs entirely to the Mehlville School District (R-9) and the St. Louis County Special School District. Oakville High School and Mehlville High School are the two high schools in the Mehlville School District. Oakville Middle School is also located within the Mehlville School district. There are three Catholic grade schools in Oakville: St. Francis of Assisi, Queen of All Saints, and St. Margaret Mary Alacoque.

Healthcare Systems

Oakville is considered South County, being located 18 miles south of Saint Louis. Mo. The city uses the healthcare system around it like Barnes Jewish South Campus and Kindred Hospital St. Louis South. With the major city of Saint Louis being so close you will be able to fine the healthcare you need if you should need it. Healthcare Waste Management provides large and small generators of medical waste quality service at competitive prices. Call us today for a custom quote for your facilities needs, we are always happy to help in any way we can.

Oakville, 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.

Oakville, MO About

Oakville is a census-designated place (CDP) in south St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 36,143 at the 2010 census. Oakville is 18 miles south of the city of St. Louis and borders the Mississippi and Meramec rivers; the area is part of "South County" (south St. Louis County).

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Oakville, MO Resources

South County Health Center

https://www.stlouisco.com/Health-and-Wellness/Health-Centers-and-Medical-Services
4580 S Lindbergh Blvd
St. Louis, Missouri 63127
(314) 615-0400

South County Chamber of Commerce

https://socochamber.com
4179 Crescent Dr
St. Louis, Missouri 63129
(314) 894-6800

Rock Community Fire Protection

https://www.facebook.com/rockcommunityfire
3749 Telegr aph Rd
Arnold, Missouri 63010
(636) 296-2211

South County Precinct Station

https://stlouiscountypolice.com/Connect
323 Sappington Barracks Rd
Wildwood, Missouri 63040
(314) 615-0162

Mercy Hospital South

https://www.mercy.net/practice/mercy-hospital-south
10010 Kennerly Rd
St. Louis, Missouri 63128
(314) 525-1000

Kindred Hospital St. Louis South

https://www.kindredhealthcare.com/locations/transitional-care-hospitals/kindred-hospital-st-louis-south
10018 Kennerly Rd
St. Louis, Missouri 63128
(314) 525-8100

Oakville, MO Interesting Information

Oakville is located at 38°27′31″N 90°19′10″W (38.458620, -90.319324). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 30.93 square miles, of which 15.93 square miles is land and 1.80 square miles is water.

Oakville, 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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