Kenosha, WI Medical
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Kenosha Medical Waste Disposal Services

Kenosha Medical Waste Disposal. Healthcare Waste Management offers convenient, secure medical waste disposal services in Kenosha, Wisconsin. 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 Wisconsin 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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The Beginnings of Kenosha

In the beginning of the 1900s all the way up to the 1980s Kenosha was actually in the runnings with Detroit for the largest car manufacturing cities in the United States of America. Millions of cars such as the LaFayette and the Oldsmobile were manufactured here. kenosha medical waste disposalSadly by 2010 all of the automobile manufacturing factories had been shut down and new businesses have been built in their place.

These days many citizens of Kenosha don’t actually work here, they live here and work in Milwaukee or Chicago. Because of this Kenosha isn’t the manufacturing hub it once was and over 50% of the citizens travel outside of the city for work.

Healthcare in Kenosha

Kenosha has two main hospitals servicing the people of the city, Froedtert South and the Aurora Medical Center. Aurora Healthcare’s cancer treatment center is rated in the top 10% of cancer treatment centers in the United States. Not only do they provide the usual treatment of heart problems, family health and more they also provide treatment for teen addiction, drug addiction and drinking abuse, along with a large selection of preventative care.

We strive to save healthcare facilities such as these money because we know medical waste disposal doesn’t have to be expensive. Unlike many other disposal companies we own our sanitation and disposal facilities. This lets us cut out the middleman and save you money while keeping our service at the highest quality.

Kenosha, WI 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.

Kenosha, WI About

Kenosha is in southeastern Wisconsin at 42°34′56″N 87°50′44″W. It is bordered by Lake Michigan to the east, the Town of Somers to the north, the village of Bristol to the west, and the village of Pleasant Prairie to the south. Kenosha's passenger train station is the last stop on Chicago's Union Pacific North Metra Line. Kenosha is 32 miles south of Milwaukee and 49 miles north of Chicago. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 27.03 square miles, of which, 26.93 square miles is land and 0.10 square miles is water.

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Kenosha, WI Resources

Kenosha City Hall

https://www.kenosha.org/
625 52nd St
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53140
(262) 653-4030

Kenosha Chamber of Commerce

https://kenoshaareachamber.com/
600 52nd St #130
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53140
(262) 654-1234

Kenosha County Health Department

https://www.kenoshacounty.org/297/Health-Services
8600 Sheridan Rd # 600
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53143
(262) 605-6700

Kenosha Medical Center

https://www.froedtert.com/kenosha
6308 8th Ave
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53143
(262) 656-2011

Aurora Medical Center Kenosha

https://www.aurorahealthcare.org/locations/hospital/aurora-medical-center-in-kenosha
10400 75th St
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53142
(262) 948-5600

LivingWell Home Medical Supplies

https://livingwellhomemed.com/
3921 30th Ave
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144
(262) 652-6288

Kenosha, WI Interesting Information

Kenosha is a city in and the county seat of Kenosha County, Wisconsin, United States. Kenosha is on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan. With an estimated population of 100,164 as of July 1, 2018, it is the fourth-largest city in Wisconsin and the fourth-largest city on Lake Michigan. Although closer to Milwaukee, the city is a part of the United States Census Bureau's Chicago Combined Statistical Area (CSA); due to its metropolitan area being larger.

Kenosha, WI 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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A huge part of the medical waste disposal industry is the handling, transportation, and use of medical waste containers.  From sharps that have been exposed to pathogens such as HIV or HBV, to bio hazardous materials, containers will hold a variety of different wastes holding risks that can be limited with proper handling.  Healthcare Waste […] Read More

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If your healthcare practice has medical waste, the law says it’s up to you to figure out how to best dispose of it.  Making sure to exercise proper disposal is a choice that reflects positively on the environment as well as the integrity of your company.  Follow these best practices to safely and efficiently dispose […] Read More

Medical Waste Disposal Service Area

Healthcare Waste Management services the entire state of Wisconsin including the following cities: Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton, Green Bay, Racine, Kenosha, Eau Claire, La Crosse, Oshkosh, Wausau, Waukesha, Janesville, Sheboygan, West Bend, Beloit, West Allis, Fond du Lac, Wauwatosa, Manitowoc and Stevens Point for medical waste and related services.

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