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Biohazard Waste Disposal Guidelines

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Biohazard regulated medical waste (RMW) is known as biohazardous, biomedical, infectious, sharps waste, and clinical medical waste. This waste is defined as waste containing infectious materials or potentially infectious substances such as blood. Other examples include blood products, animal waste, microbiological waste, and pathological waste.

Why Are Biohazard Waste Bags Red?

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When people think of biohazard waste collection bags, they almost certainly think of a red bag with the biohazard symbol on it, and for good reason.

I Filled Up My Red Bag, Now What?

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This answer actually varies state-to-state, but in this article I will be focusing on federal regulations. If you find yourself with a bio-bag full of solid infectious waste, and don’t know what to do with it, you’ve come to the right place. After tying your bag closed you have to check for a few things…

“Bio Bags” – When to Use Them

Biohazardous waste, as defined by Iowa State University, is “All biologically contaminated waste that could potentially cause harm to humans, domestic or wild animals or plants. Examples include human and animal blood, tissues, and certain body fluids, recombinant DNA, and human, animal or plant pathogens.” The short checklist you can run through your head to…

3 Simple Steps to Disposing Biohazardous Waste

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Biohazard waste is generally defined as any waste contaminated with potentially infectious agents or materials that may pose a threat to public health or the environment. The University of Tennessee provides some examples of solid biohazardous waste. While this is not an exhaustive list, it should give you a general idea of what biohazardous waste…

What Are Some Examples of Biohazardous Waste?

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Biohazard waste covers a wide range of things, from human tissue to bloody rags. MedPro lays out what defines biohazard waste and 5 examples of bio waste!

The Complete Guide to Biohazard Waste Disposal

From identification to treatment, MedPro Disposal offers a complete guide on everything you need to know about biohazard waste disposal.

Dangerous Biohazard Waste Mistakes You Might Be Making

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Many people make these mistakes involving when managing biohazard waste which can be very dangerous but are easily preventable.

What happens with biohazardous waste once it’s placed in the designated container?

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After biohazard waste disposal companies pick up medical waste, it's put through a sterilization process to make safe and recycled.