Sharps Disposal and Containers in San Francisco
Medical sharps are dangerous because they may have been contaminated with infectious agents such as Hepatitis C (HCV), Hepatitis B (HBV), or Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Anyone who handles contaminated medical sharps is at risk of contracting these conditions, so every effort possible should be taken to decrease this risk.
Sharps include anything can prick or slice the skin or puncture through cardboard boxes or waste bags. A sharp is medical once it has been used in a medical procedure or during medical research. Here are some commonly found medical sharps to be aware of:
- Razor blades
- Broken glass from the laboratory
- Slides and slide covers
- Suture needles
- Acupuncture needles
- Culture dishes and slides
- Scalpel blades
- Hypodermic needles
- Trauma scene waste that can cut, slice, or pierce
- Syringes with or without needles
- And more
Medical Waste Pros San Francisco helps businesses across Northern California find the best service option for their needs. Our partners provide a variety of service types and handle all kinds of medical waste. For a for free quotes on services from local contractors who provide consistent, quality services, call us today.
Qualified, Secure Sharps Disposal in California
Improper disposal of used sharps, such as throwing them in with regular garbage or flushing them down the toilet, poses a risk to your community. You potentially endanger housekeepers, janitors, water treatment employees, and other sanitation workers.
To avoid this, all sharps should be properly stored and disposed of in appropriate containers. Containers should be made of impenetrable material and marked as a sharps container. The best way to ensure your sharps containers are in compliance with all California and federal laws is to let a medical waste disposal company do the dirty work for you.
Choosing the Right Sharps Disposal Container in San Francisco
There are two varieties of sharps containers:
- Single Use – Made to be thrown out along with the contents, these sharps containers are simple and easy to use.
- Reusable – A more environmentally friendly option, these containers are built to be disassembled, sanitized, and used repeatedly.
Sharps containers are typically made from rigid plastic, but any puncture-proof material increases safety. Containers made specifically for sharps will be marked with a line to indicate when it’s full, and will seal completely to avoid accidents.
Approved sharps containers greatly reduce risk for employees who handle sharps. If you need proper containers for your sharps or reliable sharps disposal services, Medical Waste Pros can match you to a local provider. Fill out the form on the right to be connected to our network of qualified partners and receive free quotes.
How Medical Waste Disposal Works in San Francisco
If your San Francisco business needs professional medical waste disposal services, we will quickly get you several priced options. Here’s how it works:
Fill out the form on the right or call us at (415) 513-1055. We will take down information regarding the services you need.
- We work with our local contractors and they write up quotes based on the information provided.
- You sift through your priced options and select the service that best fits your budget and service requirements.
Our contractors work quickly to compete for your business. They provide flexible options and affordable rates. For more information or to get free quotes on services in your neighborhood, call us. We will find a service provider who can meet your needs quickly.
Get Free, No Hassle Quotes on Sharps Disposal and Containers in San Francisco Today
Medical Waste Pros San Francisco partners with the best service providers in San Francisco. If you are in of safe, dependable medical waste disposal, our team can help! They will help you choose a system that works for your organization, and supply all the necessary tools for success, such as proper containers. We work with businesses in every industry, including, but not limited to:
- Funeral Homes
- Tattoo Parlors
- Blood Banks
- Research Laboratories
- Retail Clinics
The service you need depends on your budget, the rate at which you produce waste, and a variety of other factors. Don’t be irresponsible—dispose of your waste through a qualified San Franciscan provider. Call us at (415) 513-1055 or fill out the form on the right to be connected to the best medical waste disposal companies in California.