Anaheim, California Medical Waste Disposal Services
MedPro Disposal offers medical waste disposal, infectious sharps waste management, OSHA compliance training including bloodborne pathogens training and certification, and HIPAA-compliance document shredding and data destruction services. MedPro Disposal keeps your practice safe and compliant so you can focus on what matters most, your patients.
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Work with MedPro Disposal to determine your first pickup date. We’ll confirm your office hours and provide convenient options for medical waste and sharps pickup.
Complete a compliance survey. After we get to know your requirements, we’ll send you a survey to identify any areas that need to be brought up to OSHA standards.
All three steps occur at no additional cost to your practice. You’re on your way to safe, affordable, compliant medical waste removal!
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Anaheim is a city in Orange County, California, part of the Los Angeles metropolitan area. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 336,265, making it the most populous city in Orange County and the 10th most populous city in California. Anaheim is the second largest city in Orange County in terms of land area (after Irvine) and is known for its theme parks, sports teams, and convention center.
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MedPro has Medical Waste Disposal Anaheim, California services, and more. Anaheim was founded by grape farmers and wine makers. Interestingly, Anaheim takes its name from the Santa Ana River – the literal meaning of Ana is home by the river and ‘Heim’ is a German word for ‘home’. Presently it is the most populous city in Orange County and 10th most populous city in California.
Before Disneyland opened its doors in 1955, Anaheim was popular as a rural community. Even today, you could find historic buildings and homes from the 1950s. Surprisingly, these ancient structures haven’t changed and are still intact. Anaheim hosted its first Halloween parade in 1924 and continues to hold one of the largest parades till date. While visiting the city, you would come across the most impressive convention centers on the West Coast.
Presently tourism is the largest industry in Anaheim – the city is home to attractions like Disneyland and several beaches along the coastline. The ever-increasing number of visitors has led to more hotels, shopping centers, restaurants and recreation spots being built in the area. The state has done some major infrastructure changes in the Anaheim Resort district – one interesting change is the addition of more than 15,000 trees, shrubs, and flowers.
Over the past few years, Anaheim has become economically diverse and is home to a variety of business units including multinational firms as well as local and regional companies. You would also find a number of manufacturing plants in the city. Popular goods and items produced include chemicals, machinery, aircraft parts, communications equipment and processed foods.
The expansion of the city has led to the development of a variety of healthcare units including hospitals, dental clinics, veterinary units and physician offices. The increase in the number of healthcare units calls for medical waste disposal companies in Anaheim to get into action. Remember that medical, pharmaceutical and dental waste generated by healthcare facilities needs to be disposed of properly so that it doesn’t become a potential health hazard to healthcare workers, public and the environment.
Meet MedPro Disposal
MedPro Disposal is a medical waste disposal company offering services in Anaheim. We specialize in responsible collection and management of medical waste for the healthcare industry. MedPro Disposal is regulated and compliant yet flexible and affordable to offer you customized quality services. Our experts are highly trained and efficient and in addition to our expertise, the team is customer oriented. We strive to meet your needs and be flexible with your schedule.
MedPro Disposal offers comprehensive medical waste disposal to a broad range of large and small pharmaceutical and medical waste generators. With waste disposal and management services for physician offices, dentists, veterinary units, and research labs, we are proud to offer 100% customer satisfaction.
Medical Waste Disposal Anaheim, California
Medical waste disposal Anaheim, California is strictly legislated area and the waste must be handled strictly according to the state and federal requirements. The Medical Waste Management Act (MWMA) defined in California Health and Safety Code Sections 117600 – 118360 regulates the management of medical wastes in the state.
Medical waste disposal Anaheim, California includes the disposal of clinical waste, dental waste and pharmaceutical waste. As you can guess clinical waste includes human blood, body fluids, sharps, lancets, syringes, blood soaked bandages, radioactive wastes, surgical tools and other pathogenic/infectious material that can cause infections in humans.
Dental waste includes amalgam, sharps, lead foils, and x-ray developer chemicals. Over the counter drugs and other out of date medication also needs to be disposed of carefully and this is included under pharmaceutical waste.
Managing and Disposing Pharmaceutical Waste
Pharmaceutical waste includes unused and expired medication as well as used test strips and other drug related supplies. Because of the dangers to human health and environment, it is important that pharmaceutical waste is not disposed of like other household waste and requires special handling.
Perhaps the biggest concern with pharmaceutical waste is that the expired vaccines, controlled drugs, cytotoxic medication being thrown away can become a serious health threat for animals as well as the environment. There’s also a risk that expired and unused drugs end up in the hands of people who misuse them.
Cytotoxic drugs in particular pose a serious health risk as these drugs have toxic effects on cells. Drugs used in chemotherapy (killing off cancer cells), hormonal preparations, anti-viral drugs, drugs that suppress the immune system, and certain antibiotics need to be handled and disposed of with care whether in tablet, cream, liquid or aerosol (spray) form. Hormonal preparations and cancer treatment medication should be clearly separated from other waste as they can be extremely hazardous.
Sometimes test strips and sharps included under pharmaceutical waste can contain hazards such as blood. Remember that bottles, boxes, vials, gloves, masks, syringes and tubes contaminated by drugs and drug residues might be equally risky as the drug itself. Furthermore, chemicals contained in medication can cause environmental damages especially if they are released in large scale. Flushing of unused prescription and over the counter medication is not at all advised and this is where specialty medical waste disposal companies come in.
MedPro Disposal has the knowledge and understanding of pharmaceutical waste management needs and offer reliable and flexible services to their customers. You can rest assured that the pharmaceutical waste is disposed of correctly and the process is documented from the point of collection right through to final destruction.
Environmental Threats of Dental Waste
In addition to responsible medical and pharmaceutical waste management, our dental waste disposal services include the collection and disposal of amalgam waste, hard dental waste, x-ray developer and fixer waste, lead foils and precious waste.
Management and disposal of dental waste has gained importance mainly due to amalgam disposal. Dental amalgam or simply amalgam is almost 50% mercury by weight – mercury contained in dental amalgam is combined with other metals to make mercury safe for use in dental preparations.
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MedPro’s Medical Waste Disposal Anaheim, California services are reliable, effective, safe, environment-friendly, and most importantly, affordable way to dispose of medical, pharmaceutical and dental waste. Our team of experts and specialists will work with your organization to create a customized plan to keep you and your staff safe.
We can handle your medical waste disposal Anaheim, California and management needs with accuracy. Because we care about our customers, we deliver you the best, reliable services at a competitive price. Call 888-641-6131 today to request a quote.
Anaheim, CA Local Resources
Anaheim Police Department
Anaheim Police Department
425 S Harbor Blvd , 92805
City of Anaheim
City of Anaheim
200 S. Anaheim Blvd , 92805
Anaheim Fire Department
Anaheim Fire Department
201 S Anaheim Blvd , 92805
Supply and Other Resources for Anaheim
City of Anaheim Public Works
City of Anaheim Public Works
200 S. Anaheim Blvd. Suite 276 , 92805
790 N Brookhurst St , 92801
Anaheim Plaza 510 N Euclid St , 92801
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Why Choose MedPro Disposal for Medical Waste & Sharps Container Disposal in Maine?
Safe, affordable, fully insured medical waste management.
Reliable disposal service from an experienced provider.
Custom waste pickup and disposal solutions
OSHA, HIPAA, DOT, and other compliance training.
Methods of Anaheim Medical Waste Disposal
On-site Medical Waste Collection
Package medical waste on-site, then leave it for collection by a medical waste disposal company.
Mailback Waste Disposal
Properly package and label the sharps, then send the biohazardous waste safely through the mail for disposal.