Sharps Disposal and Containers in Austin
Some of the most common medical waste defined as sharps will include anything that can prick, slice, or penetrate the skin. They are also items that can puncture waste bags and cardboard boxes.
Sharps are dangerous because they are items that could potentially spread infectious agents such as Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). This can include anything that has been used or intended to be use for human or animal patient care for medical research or industrial laboratories.
Below are a few examples of different items that need to be disposed of with a Sharps Container and proper disposal procedures specifically designed for sharps:
- Syringes with and without needles
- Scalpel blades
- Lancets/ “fingerstick” devices
- Root canal files
- Connection needles/sets
- Razor blades
- Suture needles
- Acupuncture needles
- Blood vials
- Culture dishes and slides
- Trauma scene waste that can cut, slice or pierce
- Broken glass from the laboratory including slides and slide covers and more
Medical Waste Pros Austin will connect you with a local provider that can set you up with a schedule pickup system and supply you with containers for the safe disposal and transport of sharps. If you need regularly schedule pickups to make sure you are compliant with all local, state, and federal medical waste disposal laws, call us or fill out the form to the right to get a free quote today!
Secure, Reputable Sharps Disposal in Austin
To minimize the risk of putting janitors, housekeepers, children, and other sanitation workers make sure to never flush Sharps down the toilet and avoid throwing sharps into regular trash bags. Our network of professionals have the tools to safely dispose of dangerous materials, such as contaminated sharps, after you follow the correct procedure in disposing of them properly.
By placing you Sharps in safe sharps disposal containers that are reinforced you will keep yourself and those around you safe from the potential dangers these items can cause. This will ensure you are protecting your employees and the general public from the risks associated with Sharps disposal.
Choosing the Right Sharps Disposal Container in Austin
Approved Sharps disposal containers are specifically designed to safely store sharps, as long as they are used properly. The containers are made out of rigid plastic and are marketing with a line so you know exactly when the container is full. These Sharps containers are also divided into two categories listed below:
Reusable Sharps Containers – These containers are built so they can be emptied, sanitized, and used again for sharps collection.
Single Use Sharps Containers – These containers are thrown away with the sharps. These containers can be used for both mail back and ongoing services.
Sharps disposal are generally regulated at the county and local levels to keep employees and patients safe from harm. Make sure you know the regulations regarding your state – it may dictate what objects you can (and can’t) use for Sharps disposal.
If you need help deciding which Sharps containers and safe Sharps Disposal are best for you, Medical Waste Pros Austin can help. Call us today or fill out the form to the right and we will get you connected with a Sharps Disposal and/or Sharps Container provider in Austin County.
How Our Process works in Austin:
If you need medical waste disposal anywhere in Texas, we’ll connect you with a provider quickly and easily. Here’s how our process works:
- Fill out the form to the right, or give us a call at (512)-354-4320. We’ll connect you with a local provider at no charge to you in minutes.
- Once you contact us, we’ll provide your request to the providers in the Austin area, and they’ll contact you with a no obligation quote for your service.
- Gather the quotes for your customized service, and choose the provider that fits the services and frequency that you require.
Our local providers in Austin are equipped to handle any sized disposal job and have the tools necessary to make the process fast and affordable. You’ll have the option of choosing between mail back disposal services, scheduled pickups, and on-call pickups.
Get Free, No-Obligation Quotes on Sharps Containers and Sharps Disposal Services in Austin Today
To safely dispose of your medical waste, including Sharps, contact us today. We will help you find the right company for your medical waste disposal needs and will provide you with the best containers.
Medical Waste Pros Austin has a network of partners who can provide sharps containers and sharps disposal for virtually any industry, including:
- Office buildings,
- Tattoo artists,
- Piercing artists,
- Residential, and more.
What you need will depend on how much and how often you need medical and hazardous waste disposal. To get started, fill out the form to the right, or give us a call at (512)-354-4320. Within minutes, we’ll get you free, customized, no obligation quotes!