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Compliant and Reliable Regulated Medical Waste Disposal

Medical Waste Pros is your trusted partner in regulated medical waste disposal. In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, the proper management and disposal of regulated medical waste are important to ensuring the safety of healthcare professionals, patients, and the environment. We recognize the unique challenges posed by regulated medical waste and offer comprehensive solutions that go beyond mere compliance.

 With a commitment to the highest standards of safety, efficiency, and environmental responsibility, our services provide peace of mind to healthcare facilities, laboratories, and institutions seeking a reliable and compliant partner for the meticulous handling of regulated medical waste. To prevent the spread of infectious diseases and keep in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, you need to ensure that you select a medical waste disposal company that can help you dispose of your medical waste safely and securely. 

Discover a seamless and tailored approach to regulated medical waste disposal with Medical Waste Pros. We will connect you with a local, reputable medical waste disposal company in your area that can help you with regulated medical waste disposal for your company as often as you need it.

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What Are the Different Kinds of Regulated Waste?

Six kinds of medical waste are usually regulated at the state level and need to be handled, managed, and disposed of properly based on OSHA regulations, State mandates, and the personal safety of your employees, patients, and customers.

Pathological Waste

Pathological waste includes all human anatomical wastes, tissues, organs, or body parts that are intended to be disposed of, regardless of what medical procedure was performed.

Human Blood and Blood Products

This category includes any type of blood disposal (including serum, plasma, and other components) and human body fluids, including any bodily fluids that are visually contaminated with blood or fluids where it might be difficult or impossible to differentiate between body fluids and blood.

Cultures and Stocks of Infectious Agents

Also known as microbiological waste, this type of waste generally originates from clinical or research laboratory procedures involving communicable infectious agents. It could include specimens from medical and pathology laboratories, culture dishes, devices used to transfer, inoculate, and mix, or discarded live and attenuated vaccines.

Contaminated Sharps

Sharps waste includes any item that can induce subdermal inoculation of infectious agents that can easily penetrate the skin, puncture waste bags, and cardboard boxes that were used in medical, research, or industrial laboratories on animals or humans.

Isolation Waste

Isolation wastes are any type of waste that has potentially been contaminated with a highly communicable disease. It’s usually generated by hospitalized patients or animals isolated to protect others from communicable diseases.

Contaminated Animal Carcasses, Body Parts and Bedding

From animals intentionally exposed to pathogens in research, biological production, or in vivo pharmaceutical testing.

How Does a Regulated Medical Waste Service Work?

  1. Contact Medical Waste Pros at (888) 755-6370, fill out the form, or use the live chat to connect to one of our medical waste disposal experts.
  2. Tell us about your medical waste disposal project with details like the type of medical waste you have and how much.

  3. We will connect you to safe and reliable medical waste disposal companies in your area equipped to handle your specific needs. They will send you free quotes on your project.

  4. Choose the provider that best meets your needs and budget. You will then connect with the provider you choose and set up your disposal services, whether it’s one-time, recurring, or mail-back.

  5. Your service provider will come to pick up your regulated medical waste and properly dispose of it at their secure facility.

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Regulated Medical Waste FAQs

What is regulated medical waste?

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Several things are categorically defined as regulated waste, including:

  • Items saturated with blood or Other Potentially Infectious Materials (or OPIM)

  • Containers, catheters, or tubes containing blood, blood products or OPIM

  • Surgical specimens

  • Dialyzers and tubing

  • Microbiology specimens, used culture plates, tubes, bottles, and devices

  • Blood spill clean-up materials

  • Needles and syringes, scalpel blades, lancets

  • Glass pipettes, slides, and tubes

  • Broken glass

  • Staples and wires (Cardio-catheter wires)

  • Disposable suture sets biopsy forceps and more

What other types of waste do you handle?

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Medical Waste Pros can handle a variety of medical waste across different industries, including:

How much does a service cost?

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The price of your regulated medical waste disposal service will depend on the method you choose, the type of waste you have, the amount of waste you have, and other factors. When you contact us with the details of your project, our service providers will send you accurate price quotes for your specific needs.

Does Medical Waste Pros use safe medical waste disposal methods?

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Yes, all of our service providers follow all state and federal regulations when it comes to disposing of medical waste. They use methods such as autoclaving, chemical treatments, and EPA-approved incineration.

Can I just throw my medical waste away?

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No, you can’t throw away medical waste. There are state and federal laws, including OSHA, FDA, DOT, and the EPA, that regulate how to dispose of medical waste. These regulations were put in place for your safety, in terms of the environment and health effects of improper disposal.

What goes in a sharps container?

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Using an FDA-approved container, you can put these items in it:

  • Needles and syringes
  • Lancets and blood testing supplies
  • Infusion sets and auto-injectors
  • Scalpels and razor blades
  • Broken glass and other sharp objects

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