Sharps Disposal and Containers in Los Angeles
Some of the most common medical waste defined as sharps will include anything that can prick, slice, or penetrate the skin, or can puncture waste bags and cardboard boxes.
In addition, sharps are generally defined as items that could potentially spread infectious agents- specifically Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Anything that has been used or are intended to be used for human or animal patient care for medical, research, or industrial laboratories can also be defined as Sharps.
Here are a few examples of different items that need to be disposed of with a Sharps Container and proper disposal procedures specifically designed for sharps:
- Suture needles
- Acupuncture needles
- Culture dishes and slides
- Hypodermic needles
- Syringes with and without needles
- Scalpel blades
- Razor blades
- Trauma scene waste that can cut, slice or pierce
- Broken glass from the laboratory including slides and slide covers and more
Medical Waste Pro Los Angeles helps you find a reputable local provider that can supply containers and mail-back systems for the safe disposal and transport of sharps. If you need regularly scheduled pickups to make sure you’re compliant with all local, state, and federal medical waste disposal laws, get a free quote today!
Secure, Reputable Sharps Disposal in Los Angeles
It’s not safe to place any loose Sharps in a trashcan or recycling bin- and you should never flush Sharps down the toilet. If you do, you’re putting janitors, housekeepers, children, and other sanitation workers in harm’s way.
Partnering with a local medical waste disposal company in Los Angeles will ensure that you’re protecting your employees and the general public from the risks associated with Sharps disposal.
All Sharps need to be placed in a Sharps disposal container that is reinforced and used to dispose of medical and veterinary needles along with other types of Sharps listed above.
Choosing the Right Sharps Disposal Container in Los Angeles
Approved Sharps disposal containers and specially designed to safely store sharps, as long as they’re used properly. If you need Sharps Containers and safe Sharps Disposal, Medical Waste Pros Los Angeles can help! Fill out the form to the right and we’ll get you connected with a Sharps Disposal and/or Sharps Container provider in Los Angeles today.
Sharps containers usually fit into two main types:
- 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.
These containers are usually made from rigid plastic, and are marked with a line that indicates when the container is full. Sharps disposal is generally regulated at the county and local levels- the state you live in may dictate what you can (and can’t) use for proper Sharps disposal.
How Medical Waste Disposal works in Los Angeles:
If you need medical waste disposal anywhere in LA, we’ll connect you with a provider quickly and easily. Here’s how our process works:
- Fill out the form to the right, or give us a call at (213) 785-1457. We’ll connect you with a local provider at no charge to you in minutes.
- Once you contact us, we’ll provide your request to the providers in the Los Angeles 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.
Our local providers in Los Angeles offer a variety of sizes and capacities of Sharps Containers and Disposal Services- they’ll help you determine the right system that works for your needs, whether have a need for regular Sharps disposal or regularly scheduled pickups.
Get Free, No-Obligation Quotes on Sharps Containers and Sharps Disposal Services in Los Angeles Today
Let us help you find the right company that can recommend the best disposal system for your needs, from a mail-back system to regularly scheduled pickups.
Medical Waste Pros Los Angeles helps connect you with a safe and reputable Sharps disposal provider to schedule service or help you select the right Sharps Disposal Containers for your business.
Our network of partners provides sharps containers and sharps disposal for virtually any industry, including:
- Blood Banks
- Tattoo artists
- Piercing artists
- Residential and more
What you need really depends on how much and how often you need medical and hazardous waste disposal. To get started, fill out the form to the right, or give us a call at (213) 785-1457. Within minutes, we’ll get you free, customized, no obligation quotes!