Tips to Control and Dispose of Hazardous Waste

1. Know that controlled substances are covered under separate regulations. Controlled substances (eg, morphine, codeine, hydrocodone, diazepam, lorazepam, zolpidem, etc) must be shipped and transported in accordance with DEA regulations for packaging, inventory, and transport. Moreover, there are specific requirements for destruction. The best information available is at the DEA website. Some specialty waste companies

The Importance of Secure Drug Disposal

If you have expired prescription medications, it’s essential to dispose of them securely. When prescription drugs are abused, it puts people at risk for injury, addiction and even death. This problem is an increasing concern in the United States, with millions of people taking prescription drugs non-medicinally every year. The problem not only highlights the

Everything You Need to Know About Medical Waste Disposal in FL

What is medical waste? Medical waste is known as potentially infectious waste materials that come from hospitals, dental offices, veterinarians and other facilities that provide some form of health care (even schools). It can also come from medical research facilities and labs. This can include: Blood-soaked bandages Needles Used surgical equipment Gloves used during surgery

The Dangers of Improper Medical Waste Disposal

If you’re not convinced about hiring a professional medical waste company for your medical, dental or veterinary practice, you should consider the significant risks that are associated with improper waste disposal. Here are some points to consider as you navigate the risks of improper medical waste disposal: Legal Liabilities Though it varies by state, there

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