West Bend, WI Medical
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West Bend Medical Waste Disposal Services

West Bend Medical Waste Disposal. Healthcare Waste Management offers convenient, secure medical waste disposal services in  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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West Bend Medical Waste Disposal

If you are looking for medical, infectious and biohazardous waste disposal in West Bend, Healthcare Waste medical waste disposal west bend wisconsinManagement has you covered. We provide services to West Bend offering medical waste disposal, sharps container disposal, shredding services and compliance training to keep your company and staff up to date on current regulations.

Healthcare Waste Management Saves You Money

Call us today and get a custom quote in minutes. We own the entire process of disposing your medical waste. By doing this we can ensure the process is as cost efficient as possible, from the routes our drivers take to the safety of our customers and employees. We implement the controls and safety practices from start to finish. It is our direct employees picking up your waste, our trucks hauling your waste and our processing plants destroying your waste.

West Bend, Wisconsin

In the mid 1800’s they were building a road to connect Fond du Lac and Milwaukee. They had to plan the route of the road which is know today as U.S. Route 45. They also had to come up with a good halfway point or rest stop for the travelers, that rest stop is present day West Bend. Because of the amount of people that came to the rest area, it became a popular place. The Milwaukee River runs through west bend and it is said West bend got its name because of the western bend in the river.  

Healthcare Systems

West Bend has all the major hospitals and specialty practices you would expect from a larger city like, Aurora Health Care, Froedtert Hospital, and many more. No matter your need in West Bend for a healthcare professional, rest assured the system is full of qualified providers. At Healthcare Waste Management we are a perfect fit for small and large generators of medical waste. Give us a call today and get your quote in minutes.

West Bend, 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.

West Bend, WI About

West Bend is the county seat of Washington County, Wisconsin, United States, in southeastern Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 31,078. The Army National Guard operates an armory near the airport, at 125 Chopper Drive, West Bend.

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West Bend, WI Resources

The City of West Bend

https://www.ci.west-bend.wi.us
1115 S. Main Street
West Bend, Wisconsin 53095
(262) 335-5100

West Bend Fire Department

https://www.ci.west-bend.wi.us/departments/fire/index.php
325 N. 8th Avenue
West Bend, Wisconsin 53095
262-335-5054

West Bend Police Department

https://www.ci.west-bend.wi.us/departments/police/index.php
350 Vine Street
West Bend, Wisconsin 53095
262-335-5000

Washington County Health Department

https://www.facebook.com/washcowisco
432 East Washington St.
West Bend, Wisconsin 53095
262-335-4400

West Bend Public Works

https://www.ci.west-bend.wi.us/departments/public_works/index.php
251 Municipal Drive
West Bend, Wisconsin 53095
262-335-5079

Froedtert West Bend Hospital

https://www.froedtert.com/locations/hospital/west-bend-hospital
3200 Pleasant Valley Rd
West Bend, Wisconsin 53095
(262) 836-5533

West Bend, WI Interesting Information

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 14.72 square miles, of which, 14.57 square miles is land and 0.15 square miles is water.

West Bend is in the Kettle Moraine region, and its topography is varied. The glacial activity has formed many kettles and hills throughout the region.

The strong economy in West Bend in the 1930s led Ripley's Believe it or Not to claim that West Bend was the only city in the United States that did not enter the Great Depression.

 

 

West Bend, 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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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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