Sharps Disposal and Containers in Indianapolis
Sharps are defined as items that are capable of spreading infectious agents such as Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Anything that can prick, slice, or penetrate the skin, or can puncture waste bags and cardboard boxes are the most common medical waste defined as sharps.
What items are classified as Sharps?
Medical sharps have either been used for medical research or industrial laboratories and are intended to be used for human or animal patient care. It is important to correctly dispose of these items to stop the spread of infectious diseases. Below are some examples of common medical sharps that need to be correctly disposed of with a Sharps Container and proper procedures:
- 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 Indianapolis will connect you with a reputable local provider that can supply you with containers and set you up with a mail-back system for the safe disposal and transport of sharps. You can also be set up with regularly scheduled pickups to keep you up to date on local, state, and federal medical waste disposal regulations and laws. Contact us today to get free quotes!
Secure, Reputable Sharps Disposal in Indianapolis
To ensure you are protecting your employees and the general public from the risks associated with Sharps disposal, partner with a local disposal company near you. By placing your Sharps in safe sharps disposal containers that are reinforced you will keep yourself and those around you safe from the potential dangers of these items.
You should remember to never flush Sharps down the toilet and keep any loose Sharps away from any trash cans or recycling bins. Forgetting to do this will endanger janitors, housekeepers, children, and other sanitation workers.
Choosing the Right Sharps Disposal Container in Indianapolis
Sharps Disposal Containers are marked with a line that so you know exactly when these rigid plastic containers are full. These disposal practices and container types are regulated at county and local levels, as well as by state laws. These Sharps containers are also divided into two categories listed below:
- Single use Sharps Containers-Which are disposed of with the medical waste inside. This includes containers for mailback programs or ongoing service
- Reusable Sharps Containers– Which are emptied and sterilized before being returned for re-use.
Sharps containers are designed to keep employees and patients safe from harm. As long as they are used correctly they will help maintain the safety of your office. If you need help deciding which Sharps containers and safe Sharps Disposal are best for you, Medical Waste Pros Indianapolis can help lead you in the right direction. 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 Marion County.
How Our Process in Indianapolis Works:
Our local providers in Indianapolis offers a variety of services to make sure whatever job you need done, your needs are efficiently met. The providers will off a variety of sizes and capacities of Sharps Containers and Disposal Services to help you determine the best system for you. Here is how our process works:
- Give us a call at (317)-608-0456 or fill out the form to the right and we will connect you with a local provider for free in minutes.
- After you contact us, we’ll provide your request to the providers in the Indianapolis 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.
Get Free, No-Obligation Quotes on Sharps Containers and Sharps Disposal Services Today
If you’re looking for the best, most affordable Sharps Disposal provider in the Indianapolis area, Medical Waste Pros Indianapolis is ready to connect you to the most reliable provider for your needs. Our contractors have years of industry experience and can help set up your office with a mailback system or container pickup schedule. We are capable of serving many industries, including:
- Tattoo artists
- Piercing artists
- Office buildings
- Residential and more
There are a lot of factors that will contribute to deciding what type of service you need, including the volume and types of waste you produce. To get started, just give us a call at (317)-608-0456 or fill out the form on the right for several free quotes on sharps disposal and more.