Different-Types-of-Pharmaceutical-Waste

There are hundreds of pharmaceuticals in the United States. It can be difficult to know how to dispose of them all safely. There is a difference between proper disposal for over-the-counter medicines, controlled substances, non-controlled medications and hazardous waste pharmaceuticals. Disposing of drugs into the trash or down the sink can lead to environmental contamination…

Medical-Waste-and-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…

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…

Does your business or hospital  have an action plan for handling medical waste? You’d be surprised how many employees/health care providers lack the required the knowledge and or training necessary to keep health a top priority. Here are some things you should keep in mind when it comes to medical waste removal. Did you know that…

When it comes to Biomedical Waste in the state of Florida there is a lot of information (and mis information) circulating on various sites. It can be hard to sift through it all so I thought I would put together a top list of some of the lessor known facts.  Did You Know? There are approximately 38,000 facilities in Florida…

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