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Ohio Healthcare Waste Management Services

Ohio From large national Hospitals to local Hospitals. We can process all of your waste streams. Medical, RCRA, Chemotherapy & more. Our waste disposal services in Ohio include Biohazardous 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 biohazardous waste from your hospital, medical office or private business.

We specialize in the removal of biohazardous waste from your hospital, medical office or private practice.

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Compliance Training

Bloodborne Pathogens Training, Exposure Control Plans, Required Training, Supplies and Vaccinations.

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 will 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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In Ohio Healthcare Waste Management services the following cities for medical waste disposal: Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, Akron, Toledo, Youngstown, Canton, Lorain, Middletown, Springfield, Parma, Newark, Mansfield, Lima, Hamilton, Kettering, Elyria, Lakewood, Cuyahoga Falls.

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Ohio Standards for generators of infectious wastes less than 50 pounds

Each generator of less than fifty pounds of infectious waste in any one month (small generator) shall:

  1. Identify and separate infectious from non-infectious waste at the point of generation for the purposes of determining whether Ohio medical waste disposalthe generator must comply with large generator rules.
  2. Place sharp infectious wastes in a "sharps" container.
  3. Either treat all specimen cultures and cultures of viable infectious agents on the premises where they are generated to render them noninfectious by any of the methods, techniques, or practices prescribed by rule 3745-27-32 of the Administrative Code before they are transported off that premises for disposal; or
  4. Ensure that such wastes are treated to render them noninfectious at a treatment facility off that premises that is owned or operated by the generator, a treatment facility that holds a license issued under division of the Revised Code, a treatment facility that is authorized by rule 3745-27-32 of the Administrative Code, prior to disposal of the wastes, or a facility in another state operating in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  5. Not be considered a treatment facility as "treatment" and "facility" are defined in the Revised Code when the generator treats specimen cultures and cultures of viable infectious agents on the premises where they are generated. Such treated cultures may be transported and disposed of in the same manner as solid wastes and need not comply with the disposal paper as described in rule 3745-27-33 of the Administrative Code;
  6. Quantify the waste generation rate and keep records recorded in pounds. This generation rate and record shall pertain to the aggregate quantity of waste generated on the premise owned or operated by the generator on a calendar month basis. Upon request of the board of health or its authorized representative, or the director or his authorized representative, the generator shall provide information regarding the infectious waste generation rate, the generator shall quantify and record the monthly generation rate . A monthly generation rate log shall display the month and the weight of all the infectious waste generated on the premises during that calendar month.
  7. Determine by monthly records if fifty pounds or more of infectious waste is generated. If fifty pounds or more of infectious waste is generated in any one month the generator shall register with the Ohio environmental protection agency as a generator of infectious waste on the forms prescribed by the director and as outlined in the Administrative Code. Generator registration certificates shall apply to premises and shall not include emergency vehicles or public safety vehicles.

Ohio Standards for generators of infectious wastes 50 pounds or more

Each generator of infectious wastes holding a certificate of registration, and any other person who generates fifty pounds or more of infectious wastes in any one month (large generator), shall:

  1. Segregate infectious wastes from other wastes at the point of generation. At a minimum, infectious wastes shall be placed in separate containers, from other wastes until rendered non-infectious;
  2. Place sharp infectious wastes in a "sharps" container;
  3. Not grind any sharp infectious wastes, not compact any such wastes until after the wastes have been treated in accordance with the Administrative Code and not compact or grind any other type of infectious wastes until after the wastes have been treated in accordance with the Administrative Code;
  4. Dispose of the infectious wastes at a solid waste disposal facility holding a license issued under the Revised Code, after being treated to render them non infectious by either:
    1. Treating the infectious waste that is generated at a facility owned or operated by the generator by any of the methods, techniques, or practices prescribed by the Administrative Code to render them non-infectious; or
    2. Designating the wastes for treatment off that premises at an infectious waste treatment facility holding a license issued under division of the Revised Code, or to a facility that holds a license. to the extent that the treatment of those wastes is consistent with that permit and its terms and conditions prior to disposal of the wastes, or a facility in another state operating in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  5. Provide information on the major components of the infectious wastes, any method of treatment of the wastes to render them non-infectious, and the generator's system for distinguishing between waste containers that contain treated and untreated wastes to persons with whom the generator has entered into an arrangement to treat or dispose of the wastes upon receiving a written request from those persons;
  6. Ensure that all treated infectious wastes that are transported off the premises where they are generated are accompanied by a disposal paper that meets the requirements of rule 3745-27-33 of the Administrative Code.

Ohio Benefits of Using Healthcare Waste Management Services

We are a management company for all of your waste streams including 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.

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Ohio About

Ohio is a state in the East North Central region of the Midwestern United States. Of the fifty states, it is the 34th largest by area, the seventh most populous, and the tenth most densely populated. The state's capital and largest city is Columbus. Ohio is bordered by Lake Erie to the north, Pennsylvania to the east, West Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, Indiana to the west, and Michigan to the northwest.

Ohio's geographic location has proven to be an asset for economic growth and expansion. Because Ohio links the Northeast to the Midwest, much cargo and business traffic passes through its borders along its well-developed highways. Ohio has the nation's 10th largest highway network and is within a one-day drive of 50% of North America's population and 70% of North America's manufacturing capacity.

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Helpful Ohio Resources

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

50 W. Town St., Suite 700
Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 644-3020

Ohio Department of Transportation

1980 W. Broad St.
Columbus, Ohio 43223
(614) 466-7170

Ohio Department of Health

246 N. High St
Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 466-3543

Ohio Information

Columbus is both the capital of Ohio and its largest city, located near the geographic center of the state and well known for The Ohio State University. However, other Ohio cities function as economic and cultural centers of metropolitan areas. Akron, Canton, Cleveland, Mansfield, and Youngstown are in the Northeast, known for major industrial companies Goodyear Tire and Rubber and Timken, top ranked colleges Case Western Reserve University and Kent State University, the Cleveland Clinic, and cultural attractions including the Cleveland Museum of Art, Big Five group Cleveland Orchestra, Playhouse Square, the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Lima and Toledo are the major cities in Northwest Ohio. Northwest Ohio is known for its glass making industry, and is home to Owens Corning and Owens-Illinois, two Fortune 500 corporations.

Ohio Medical Waste FAQ and Related Searches

What is Medical Waste?

Medical waste is a subset of wastes generated at health care facilities, such as hospitals, physicians' offices, dental practices, blood banks, and veterinary hospitals/clinics, as well as medical research facilities and laboratories.

What is Biohazardous Waste?

Biohazardous waste, also called infectious waste or biomedical waste, is any waste containing infectious materials or potentially infectious substances such as blood. Of special concern are sharp wastes such as needles, blades, glass pipettes, and other wastes that can cause injury during handling.

What is Sharps Waste?

Items that can induce subdermal inoculation of infectious agents or that can easily penetrate the skin, puncture waste bags and cardboard boxes, sharps that have been used or are intended to be used in human or animal patient care or in medical, research, or industrial laboratories, including hypodermic needles, syringes, Pasteur pipettes, capillary tubes, broken glass from the laboratory including slides and slide covers, razor blades, and scalpel blades.

How to Handle Sharps Waste?

Sharps require special handling and packaging under both OSHA and DOT. Be sure to refer to your state’s guidelines when identifying what items are classified as sharps. There is confusion that often needleless injection devices, heel lancers and retractable or needles destruction technologies are considered sharps as well.

COVID-19 Coronavirus 2019 Frequently asked Questions

March 10, 2020

Coronavirus 2019 COVID-19 Frequently asked Questions   Links: • https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/ • https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html • https://www.cdc.gov/infectioncontrol/guidelines/environmental/background/medicalwaste.html • https://www.cdc.gov/infectioncontrol/guidelines/environmental/index.html Medical Waste Disposal Coronavirus & Medical Waste Caveat: Information on COVID-19 is still developing, therefore, these FAQs are subject to change. Information and Article provided by Healthcare Waste Institute      

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