Medical waste is broadly classified as any item that comes into contact with body fluids. Specifically, it is any solid waste that is generated in the diagnosis, treatment or immunization of humans. This type of waste was once collected in special bags and plastic boxes in clinical settings and then disposed of like normal trash. However, this process was quickly found to spread diseases and viruses and potentially cause outbreaks.
The red biohazard containers and bags that are seen throughout hospitals and doctors’ offices are used to safely remove sharps, needles, and IV catheters that contain any human blood or bodily fluid. Medical waste also includes paper towels, wipes, gloves, syringes without needles, bandages or dressings with small amounts of dry blood or fluid, and any other material from medical care. Syringes with needles or sharp objects that can pierce through a plastic bag require a special storage container for additional protection.
We provide an environmentally-friendly and cost-effective solution for disposing of your facility’s unused or expired pharmaceutical waste. From over-the-counter (OTC) to Scheduled II-V DEA-regulated medications, we have solutions to ensure compliance. Most medications can be disposed of with our simple-to-use mail-back containers that arrive with tracking documentation (manifest) and prepaid postage for the return to our disposal facility.
We’ll destroy documents and data for you in the right way to ensure personal privacy is respected and you’re meeting HIPAA compliance laws. Do you have old hard drives, patient records, or other sensitive information you need securely destroyed? MedPro Disposal offers practices the option to select a secure data destruction service to help ensure continued compliance.
Once complete, you even get a handy certificate of destruction. What does this all mean? You’ll save time, money, and avoid worry by choosing MedPro Disposal.
Our compliance suite includes training modules and certification services covering everything from OSHA-mandated employee training to your facility’s HIPAA and PCI compliance requirements. Our online solution is available 24/7 and helps ensure that your employees have access to the latest training, including bloodborne pathogens and HAZCOM. The portal includes the ability to manage MSDS and ICD-10, as well as providing an option to manage your Business Associate Agreements (BAA).
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