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
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Pawtucket is located at 41-52’32-N 71-22’34-W Coordinates: 41-52’32-N 71-22’34-W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.0 square miles (23 km2), of which, 8.7 square miles (23 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it (2.89%) is water. Pawtucket lies within three drainage basins. These include the Blackstone River (including the Seekonk River), the Moshassuck River and the Ten Mile River.
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Rich history compiled with natural landscape completes the great city of Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Housing upwards of 71,000 citizens, there is plenty to do, see, and experience. Resting along the great northeastern coast, Pawtucket holds a special place in the industrial history for the United States. Thanks to the dedicated efforts of Samuel Slater, the Slater Mill came to be, all the while known for its cotton spinning machines back in the 1790s. Due to the great kick start, large quantities of machines, ironworking shops, and textile producers took off. Today, Pawtucket has an estimated 300 diversified industries such as jewelry, metals, and textiles, as well as silverware. In combination with these large industries, Pawtucket provides 30,000 housing units. Hard work is the backbone of this great city. Plenty of different industries and employment centers call it home. As of 2015, Pawtucket celebrated 40 years in its effort to support the arts community. At one point in time, there was a woman by the name of Ann Galligan hired to put forth a plan on the retention and attraction of artists in order to bring resources and ideas to better suit the future art community. It wouldn’t be respectful to not talk about the sports team that is the talk of the town. Pawtucket is also home to the Pawtucket Red Sox, the triple-A affiliate to the Boston Red Sox. McCoy Stadium is a great place to go catch a ball game. Although these guys may not be the equivalent to that of the actual Boston Red Sox, there is a good chance you are seeing the future Red Sox organization blossom. Many of these individuals will go on to get brought up to the Major Leagues, they just haven’t had their shot yet. Parks and recreational areas are in the commonality of Pawtucket. Slater Park is the oldest as well as the largest park in these neck of the woods. The name comes from the great Samuel Slater, mentioned earlier. The land covers roughly 197 acres, which was formerly farmland. Originally, this park did not look as pristine and majestic as it lay now. The farm had been worked to the best of its ability, resembling that prior to the formation of the park. Early on in the formation of the park, less than a quarter of the land was actually usable. The majority of the land was either dense woods, accompanied by swampy surfaces. It was said that the rest of this land was so swampy or wooded that one could not step foot without penetrating immediately into the sinking mud. The city of Pawtucket doesn’t stay in tip-top shape without the constant nurturing and protection of its surroundings. With that being said, MedPro Disposal came to play to assure the same type of manner. The people of Pawtucket are human too, getting sick often. MedPro Disposal came to play in order to alleviate the large spending practices were forced to pay for many years, as well as promoting their effort to keep areas like the beautiful parks and rivers clean and safe such as the ones in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Now, we want to inform our great nation on what exactly bio-hazard medical waste is. Many believe they know, but many don’t know all the nuts and bolts that play a role. Let’s use surgical gloves as an example. Once these gloves are used on a patient for treatment or diagnosis, those gloves must be disposed of in a medical waste bin immediately. Being in the market for years, we have seen the disastrous results that can come when improper education and handling is carried out. MedPro is the company that knows the correct classifications and guidelines in order to keep practices safe and compliant.A troubling statistic surface in 2011 that at least 17 million infections occurred in hospitals nationwide as a result of improper handling and disposal of medical waste. From that number, roughly 99,000 passed away. We can’t stray away from it, medical waste isn’t going anywhere for as long as people are seeking treatment and getting sick. The companies that know how to professionally handle and educate practices and hospitals are the ones that need to be handling this. MedPro does exactly that. The separation of non-hazardous and hazardous waste is a must. If these two were to intertwine, the entire container then becomes hazardous. In regards to sharps disposal, sharps must go into the puncture-proof container which eventually is placed in the medical waste box.
MedPro wants to inform the public on the safe handling of sharps disposal. We tell our customers to always make sure to dispose of the container once it has reached ¾’s capacity. Overfilling is another issue that the environment does not need to deal with, let alone the incoming patients that are expecting a compliant and safe environment.
Alongside the medical waste side of things, MedPro provides OSHA compliance training for every facility to purchase. OSHA estimates roughly 5.6 million healthcare professionals handle these contaminated wastes every single day, nationwide. These professionals must know the proper handling of these wastes. The online compliance portal is a one-stop shop. Each employee that needs the training is assigned their own portal and can complete the training at their own convenience.
Facilities knock on our door daily, looking for a trusted solution, all the while saving money where possible. Utilization of MedPro Disposal takes the headache away and gets you back to your only focus: your patients.
The city was established in 1671. Pawtucket had a prominent role in the industrialization of the country. In 1793 Samuel Slater built a facility for spinning cotton yarn. Slater Mill is regarded as the origin of industry for the nation. Pawtucket had a thriving textile industry and numerous machine shops and iron works facilities. Over time, it became an important manufacturing center.
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