Sharps Disposal Services

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Once medical procedures have been completed, the transformation of medical sharps into hazardous waste introduces considerable risks. Improper handling of contaminated medical sharps can result in the transmission of infectious agents such as Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or Hepatitis B (HBV). It is of utmost importance to exercise caution in managing medical sharps and ensuring their proper disposal to prevent accidents and safeguard the well-being of individuals and the environment. This critical requirement extends to various settings, including commercial establishments and residential areas, underscoring the significance of secure handling and adherence to appropriate disposal protocols.

What Classifies as a Medical Sharp?

Sharps are incredibly common in medical settings. Here are a few examples of items that classify as medical sharps: 

  • Razor Blades
  • Suture needles
  • Hypodermic needles
  • Culture dishes and slides
  • Trauma scene waste that can cut or pierce
  • Syringes with and without needles
  • Acupuncture needles
  • Scalpel blades
  • Broken glass from the laboratory including slides and slide covers.

Medical Waste Pros knows and understands the rules and regulations organizations must comply with in regards to laws in order to keep their patients and employees safe. We are here to help you with your disposal needs.

Select the Right Sharps Disposal Container in Colorado

The regulations pertaining to medical waste management often exhibit variations at the state and local levels, emphasizing the importance of consulting local authorities to obtain accurate information regarding the utilization of approved sharps containers. To ensure the highest level of safety, sharps containers should be constructed using puncture-resistant materials, typically rigid plastics. These containers should be equipped with a prominently marked fill line, indicating their safe capacity, and must possess secure sealing mechanisms.

Obtaining approved sharps containers is a convenient process, as they are readily available through online retailers and select pharmacies. By diligently adhering to established guidelines and utilizing these containers appropriately, you significantly mitigate the risk of accidents within your facility, thereby ensuring the well-being of patients, employees, and the general public. Your steadfast commitment to observing proper disposal practices plays a pivotal role in fostering a safer environment for all individuals involved.

How Our Process Works

Our Longmont-based medical waste professionals offer a variety of services at reasonable prices. They work with you to find the best system for your needs and will make sure you are using safe, legal containers for all of your waste. Here is how it works:

  1. You fill out the form or call us at (719) 323-6244. We will take down information regarding the services you require.
  2. Our contractors in Longmont will write up quotes based on the services you are interested in.
  3. You receive several quoted options and select the one that is a best fit for your company.
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Medical Waste Pros Is Here for Your Sharps Disposal Needs

Medical Waste Pros Longmont partners with the most qualified sharps disposal companies in Colorado. Whether you need waste picked up daily, monthly, or annually, or if you just need help choosing the right container, our partners can help.

We work with organizations in any industry that produces medical waste, including but not limited to:

Call us today at (719) 323-6244 or fill out the form. We will get you customized quotes on services near you.