MEDICAL WASTE DISPOSAL
Medical waste comes with extremely stringent regulations to protect you from health risks and any non-compliance penalties that are often associated with improper disposal. WasteSafe is licensed and permitted to provide a variety of medical waste transport and disposal services to ensure regulatory responsibilities are met and all medical waste is disposed of safely. We realize every industry and business has specific requirements, which is precisely why we offer a variety of customer service options to meet you unique needs. Manage your waste disposal, also known as red bag waste, with the convenience of a scheduled or on-call pick-up service.
Used sharps can be dangerous to both people and pets. Needles that are saturated with blood or other bodily fluids and organic matter need to be disposed of in a safe manner to prevent risks. Failing to contain this material effectively could cause harm and serious health problems if infections are spread as a result of improper disposal. WasteSafe can help keep your employees safe by training them on how to properly discard used needles into containers that are specifically designed for the safe collection of sharps. These containers are then collected, shipped and treated according to local state and federal health regulations. Proper sharp disposal is imperative, whether you operate a health care facility, veterinary clinic, or small business. We have you covered.
PHARMACEUTICAL WASTE DISPOSAL
Pharmaceutical waste generated in hospitals, dentists, veterinary clinics, medical offices, and physician offices requires safe disposal. Strict and specific regulations are in place that dictate how pharmaceutical waste should be handled and disposed of; therefore it is in your best interest to turn to a certified team specializing in pharmaceutical waste management, for secure and compliant disposal. Due to the fact that certain pharmaceutical waste such as some chemotherapy waste is considered hazardous there are federal and state regulations in place requiring that waste is transported and disposed of through a pharmaceutical waste disposal program. At WasteSafe we will help you properly dispose of your old and expired pharmaceutical waste by customizing a flexible collection schedule that is entirely hassle-free.
OSHA AND HIPAA COMPLIANCE TRAINING AND RECORD KEEPING
Safety training in relation to medical waste is simply vital. The nature of medical waste requires that specific precautions and safety measures are taken to minimize injuries and health concerns; this is where OSHA and HIPAA training comes in. As an employer, it’s important to remember that you are legally responsible to provide a workplace that is free from hazards to keep your employees protected. You are also obligated to protect patient data, including maintaining confidentiality at all times and eliminating the risk of compromised medical records. WasteSafe provides our clients with access to WasteSafe’s free online portal that is filled with a wealth of information on what you need to know about the responsible and compliant handling of waste for your industry.
CHEMOTHERAPY WASTE DISPOSAL
Several chemotherapy drugs are considered to be hazardous, chemical waste. If your medical facility provides chemotherapy treatments, you will certainly produce chemotherapy waste that should be handled and disposed of by a qualified specialist. In short, this waste is referred to as any material that makes connection with an agent that kills or halts the formation of malignant cells. Our disposal solutions make an otherwise tricky matter simple and stress-free for your facility. With WasteSafe you can have peace of mind in knowing that our approach to chemotherapy waste disposal is fully compliant with state and federal regulations.
Pathological waste is considered to be any identifiable human or animal body part, organs, or tissue. This waste is classified as biohazardous waste and may contain infectious components. State and federal regulations order that pathological waste must be separated from standard medical waste, and disposed of through incineration to achieve an unrecognizable state that complies with pathological waste disposal laws. WasteSafe will not only properly handle and dispose of your pathological waste, but we’ll also educate your employees on how to properly pack it for transfer.