Sharps Disposal and Containers in Cincinnati
Sharps are defined as items that can spread infectious agents due to their ability to slice, prick, puncture, or penetrate skin, cardboard boxes, waste bags, and other storage units. Medical sharps are usually used for research and medicinal purposes but can become a hazardous risk as well.
Used medical sharps have the potential to spread infectious agents such as Hepatitis B, Hepatitis B, and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Listed below are some common medical sharps that require proper disposal and sharps designated containers:
- Suture needles
- Acupuncture needles
- Hypodermic needles
- Scalpel blades
- Syringes with and without needles
- Razor blades
- Culture dishes and slides
- Broken glass from the laboratory including slides, slide covers, and more
- Trauma scene waste that can cut, slice, or pierce
Medical Waste Pros Cincinnati can find a reliable and affordable local provider that can supply containers and mailback systems for the safe disposal and transportation of sharps. All services are compliant with Cincinnati state and local laws. Get Free Quotes Today!
Secure, Reputable Sharps Disposal in Cincinnati
All sharps should be stored and disposed of properly to avoid endangering any housekeepers, janitors, children, and other sanitation workers. Improper disposal includes throwing sharps out in the garbage or flushing them down the toilet.
Allowing a medical waste management service to take care of your medical sharps disposal is the convenient and reliable way to make sure you are keeping yourself and others out of harm’s way while staying compliant with Cincinnati regulations.
Choosing the Right Sharps Disposal Container in Cincinnati
Sharps containers are typically made from a tough and rigid plastic with a clearly marked line to indicate when the container is full. Sharps disposal can vary from city to city, and may have special regulations for what can and cannot be used for proper sharps disposal.
There are two types of sharps containers:
- Single Use Sharps Containers – designed for a single use and then disposed with the medical waste inside
- Reusable Sharps Containers – containers designed for multiple use, which can be emptied, sterilized and reused
When properly used, sharps containers keep employees and patients safe from harm. Medical Waste Pros Cincinnati can help in deciding which type of container and disposal system will best fit your organization. Fill out the form on the right to be connected with the best, local providers in your area.
How Our Process in Cincinnati Works
Finding a local provider to handle your sharps disposal and container needs is easy. Here’s how our process works:
- Fill out the form on the right or give us a call at (513) 898-1332 to be connected with local providers in just minutes.
- Once we receive your information, we will provide your custom requirements to local providers who will then contact you with their no obligation quotes for their services.
- You decide which service will best fit your needs from the quotes you received.
Get Free, No Obligation Quotes on Sharps Containers and Disposal Services Today
Medical Waste Pros Cincinnati provides sharps containers and disposal services to just about every industry. Our local professionals can recommend the best type of service, from mailback systems to regularly scheduled pickups. Here are some of the industries that we cover:
- Office Buildings
- Tattoo Parlors
- Piercing Shops
- Residential and more
To get started, give us a call at (513) 898-1332 or fill out the form on the right. Within minutes, you will be contacted with free quotes from local providers in your area that meet your specifications.