Regulated medical waste covers a wide range of medical items. Medical Waste Pros Greenville will assist you with safe and compliant disposal options for all kinds of regulated waste. Our partners specialize in medical waste disposal to keep your office clean and free of liabilities related to medical waste.
Regulations depend on your location, so make sure to check with local authorities to gain a full understanding of medical waste disposal laws. Here are some of the more common articles on regulated medical waste:
- Blood spill cleanup materials
- Staples and wires (cardio-catheter wires)
- Items saturated with blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM)
- Dialyzers and tubing
- Needles and syringes
- Broken glass
- Glass pipettes, slides, and tubes
- Surgical specimens
- Containers, catheters, or tubes containing blood, blood products, or OPIM
- Scalpel blades and lancets
- Disposable suture sets and biopsy forceps
- Microbiology specimens
- Used culture plates, tubes, bottles, and devices
Regulated medical waste can be further broken down into 6 main categories. Each category requires specific handling to maintain regulatory compliance and safety for medical and sanitation workers, as well as patients in your care. Here are the 6 categories:
Human Blood and Blood Products
Any blood or blood components (including plasma or serum) and bodily fluids that may have been contaminated with blood.
Waste that has been (or potentially is) contaminated with a highly communicable disease, usually from humans or animals that have been isolated to prevent the spread of infectious agents.
Human anatomical wastes, tissues, body parts, and organs. Also known as biological waste.
Culture and Stocks of Infectious Agents
Waste is generated during clinical or research laboratory procedures involving communicable infectious agents. Also known as microbiological waste.
Contaminated Animal Carcasses, Body Parts, and Bedding
Waste from animals that have been intentionally exposed to pathogens during research, in vivo pharmaceuticals testing, or biological production.
Sharp medical objects that have the ability to puncture the skin and have been used during a medical procedure or been contaminated with infectious agents.
Regulated Medical Waste Disposal Services in Greenville
Regulated medical waste disposal services are available in Greenville and the surrounding area. We have a network of excellent disposal companies that can help you safely dispose of all kinds of medical waste. Our partners will help you build a medical waste disposal program and send you free quotes on services you need. The process is easy and can be completed in just 3 steps:
- Fill out the form or call us at (843) 996-1363. We will ask you some questions about your regulated medical waste to send to our contractors.
- You will quickly receive free price quotes from contractors near you.
- Select the company that best fits your needs and begin services right away.
Get Free Quotes on Regulated Medical Waste Disposal Today
Improper medical waste disposal can risk the health and safety of those in your community. On top of that, you can also face huge fees for violations. Stay in compliance with Medical Waste Pros Greenville. Give us a call at (843) 996-1363 or fill out the form and receive free price quotes on regulated medical waste disposal in your area.