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Virginia Locations Serviced

We offer biohazard and medical waste disposal services throughout Virginia, including: Richmond, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Alexandria and Midlothian.

Virginia EPA State Definitions

Classifications of Waste

Regulated medical waste means solid wastes suspected by the health care professional in charge of being capable of producing an infectious disease in humans.

Types of Wastes

A solid waste shall be considered to be capable of producing an infectious disease if it has been or is likely to have been contaminated by an organism likely to be pathogenic to healthy humans, such organism is not routinely free and available in the community, and if such organism has a significant probability of being present in sufficient quantities and with sufficient virulence to transmit disease.

Storage Requirements

The general industry standard requires the packaging to be closable, constructed to prevent leakage, labeled with the biohazard symbol, and closed to prevent spillage during handling. Any regulated medical waste stored for more than seven days must be refrigerated, stored in ambient temperature between 35 degrees and 45 degrees Fahrenheit. No regulated medical waste shall be stored for more than fifteen days at the site of generation. The date waste is first placed in storage will be provided on any outer packaging while the waste is in storage.

Virginia State Resources

Environmental Quality

Environmental Quality
Richmond, Virginia
http://www.deq.virginia.gov Environmental Quality
629 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
804-698-4000

Department of Health

Department of Health
Richmond, Virginia
http://www.vdh.state.va.us Department of Health
109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
804-662-7887

Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce
Richmond, Virginia
http://www.vachamber.com Chamber of Commerce
919 E Main St
Richmond, VA 23219
804-644-1607
Virginia Little-Known Facts

On March 9, 1862 at Hampton Roads, Virginia, the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia (formerly the USS Merrimac) met in one of the most famous naval engagements in US history. Their battle, the first of its kind between metal armored vessels, changed for all time the nature of naval warfare.

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Virginia Online Safety Compliance Portal

We strive to provide you services in Virginia that will save you money! Part of this process is to make sure you are not paying for more than you generate.

We understand the importance of saving your money without sacrificing service. MedPro will be your partner in your medical waste management program by being a low-cost provider of medical waste disposal and OSHA training services.