DOT Training Requirements – the Hazardous Materials Regulations

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 the amendments made to the […]

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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 […]

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South Carolina Regulations for Medical Waste Generators FAQs

Wondering about your state’s regulations around your facility’s waste? You’re not alone, so we put these frequently asked questions together to help!

What is medical waste?
According to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), medical waste is material that was used in a healthcare setting, research setting or post-mortem exams. It is also […]

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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!

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