Medical Waste & the Environment

Hospitals, veterinary clinics and schools all offer valuable services. They also create a lot of medical waste in the process. The proper disposal of medical sharps, medications and other bio waste is well known throughout Florida and Georgia. Correctly eliminating products like bloody gloves, tubing, bandages, sharps and medications not only saves human lives, it

Biomedical Waste Disposal from Universal Waste Management

There are many places that produce biomedical waste, including hospitals, health clinics, nursing homes, laboratories, dentists, funeral homes, jails, animal hospitals, and veterinary clinics. The waste produced from these facilities is different from household and everyday refuse. Because disease can be spread through biohazardous materials, special care must be taken when disposing of it. Aside

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

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

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