Sharps Disposal Services
After medical procedures, used medical sharps become hazardous waste that poses a significant risk. Mishandling contaminated medical sharps can lead to the transmission of infectious agents like Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or Hepatitis B (HBV). It is crucial to handle medical sharps with caution and ensure proper disposal to prevent accidents and protect both individuals and the environment. This applies to both commercial establishments and residential settings, emphasizing the importance of safe handling and appropriate disposal practices. Medical Waste Pros can help with sharps disposal in American Fork and beyond.
What Classifies as a Medical Sharp?
Sharps are incredibly common in medical settings. Here are a few examples of items that classify as medical sharps:
- Razor Blades
- Suture needles
- Hypodermic needles
- Culture dishes and slides
- Trauma scene waste that can cut or pierce
- Syringes with and without needles
- Acupuncture needles
- Scalpel blades
- Broken glass from the laboratory including slides and slide covers.
Medical Waste Pros knows and understands the rules and regulations organizations must comply with in regards to laws in order to keep their patients and employees safe. We are here to help you with your disposal needs.
Select the Right Sharps Disposal Container in Utah
Medical waste regulations often vary at the state and local levels, making it essential to consult your local authorities for precise information regarding approved sharps containers. To ensure utmost safety, sharps containers are constructed from puncture-proof materials, typically rigid plastics. These containers should feature a clearly marked line indicating when they are safely full and should be capable of closing securely.
Approved sharps containers can be conveniently purchased from online retailers or select pharmacies. When used correctly, these containers significantly minimize the risk of accidents within your office, thereby safeguarding the well-being of patients, employees, and the general public. By adhering to proper disposal practices, you contribute to creating a safer environment for all.
How Our Process Works
Our American Fork-based medical waste professionals offer a variety of services at reasonable prices. They work with you to find the best system for your needs and will make sure you are using safe, legal containers for all of your waste. Here is how it works:
- You fill out the form or call us at (435) 557-0829. We will take down information regarding the services you require.
- Our contractors in American Fork will write up quotes based on the services you are interested in.
- You receive several quoted options and select the one that is a best fit for your company.
Medical Waste Pros Is Here for Your Sharps Disposal Needs
Medical Waste Pros American Fork partners with the most qualified sharps disposal companies in Utah. Whether you need waste picked up daily, monthly, or annually, or if you just need help choosing the right container, our partners can help.
We work with organizations in any industry that produces medical waste, including but not limited to:
Call us today at (435) 557-0829 or fill out the form. We will get you customized quotes on services near you
Medical Waste Pros American Fork Location
Medical Waste Pros American Fork
321 N 1100 E Ste C
American Fork UT 84003
Our normal business hours are Monday and Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and Saturday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM