Detroit Regulated Medical Waste Disposal
Regulated medical waste laws are managed at the state and local levels, so always check with local authorities for correct disposal techniques in your area, but in general, the following are categorized as regulated medical waste:
- Broken glass
- Staples and wires (cardio-catheter wires)
- Disposable suture sets and biopsy forceps
- Surgical specimens
- Items saturated with blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM)
- Blood spill clean-up materials
- Needles and syringes
- Glass pipettes, slides, and tubes
- Scalpel blades and lancets
- Containers, catheters, and tubes containing blood, blood products, or OPIMs
- Dialyzers and tubing
- And more
Medical waste disposal companies throughout Wayne County provide safe and affordable regulated waste disposal for doctors, hospitals, dentists, veterinarians and more. To help with safety efforts, OSHA has created guidelines regarding how regulated waste should be stored and handled, and all industries that produce medical waste should follow them to protect patients, employees, and the general public.
The six main categories of regulated medical waste are:
Human Blood and Blood Products – Blood and blood byproducts including serum and plasma, bodily fluids that are contaminated with blood, and fluids that might be contaminated with blood are all considered regulated waste.
Pathological Waste – Human anatomical wastes, tissues, organs, or body parts and any biological waste falls under regulated medical waste.
Isolation Waste – Waste produced by patients or animals who are isolated. Waste contaminated or potentially contaminated with a highly communicable disease.
Contaminated Sharps – Anything that can puncture the skin and produce subdermal inoculation. Sharps used in research or any medical procedure and have potentially been contaminated with infectious agents.
Contaminated Animal Carcasses, Body Parts, and Bedding – Waste from animals who have been intentionally exposed to pathogens during biologicals production, in vivo pharmaceuticals testing, or laboratory research.
Cultures and Stocks of Infectious Agents – Microbiological waste, including byproducts of clinical or research laboratory procedures involving infectious agents.
Regulated Medical Waste Disposal Services in Detroit
If you need professional medical waste services for your Detroit business, Medical Waste Pros Detroit will connect you to our local network and get you free quotes on flexible service options. If you produce regulated medical waste daily, monthly, or annually, we will find a service provider to clear it out for you.
Here’s how the process works:
- Call us at (313) 879-3056 or fill out the form on the right. We will gather information about the services you are interested in.
- Our Detroit contractors write up customized quotes based on the information you provided.
- You receive several priced options and select the one that best meets your needs.
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