Proper Packaging for Medical Waste Disposal & Transport

To stay compliant with state and federal regulations around medical waste disposal handling, it’s important to properly package your waste.

There are several federal agencies you should be aware of:

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) specifies how medical waste should be handled to keep associates safe and free from harm.
The Department of Transportation (DOT) specifies […]

By |June 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Medical Waste and DOT Training Requirements – the Hazardous Materials Regulations

Medical Waste and Requirements For Consideration
Did you know healthcare facilities must train all associates who prepare regulated medical waste for transport and/or sign manifest/shipping papers when that waste is picked up?

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation, revised the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to conform with […]

By |April 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The Importance of Proper Sharps Disposal

Medical facilities generate a number of sharps waste that need to be disposed of correctly. But what’s a sharp and why does it matter?
What are Sharps?
The word “sharps” is a term used in healthcare for any device that is either already sharp or has the potential of becoming sharp.  Normally, when the word “sharps” is […]

By |January 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

South Carolina Regulations for Regulated Medical Waste Generators FAQs

Wondering about your state’s regulations around your facility’s regular medical waste? You’re not alone, so we put these frequently asked questions together to help!
Regulated Medical Waste Q&A
What is regulated medical waste?
According to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), regulated medical waste is material that was used in a healthcare setting, research […]

By |October 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Introducing Our Blog

As we look to share pertinent information and industry news with medical professionals, we will be posting blogs, FAQs, or infographics here. Check back often!

By |August 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|