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Medical Waste Incinerator | Why It’s Important to Medical Practices

Medical Waste Incinerator | Why It’s Important to Medical Practices

Properly disposing of certain kinds of waste often involves medical waste incinerators. Due to stringent environmental laws, they must adhere to federal and state guidelines that dictate exactly what type of waste needs to be incinerated and how medical waste generators need to go about storing, transporting, and disposing of that waste. If you’re unaware of these laws—or simply misunderstand their rules—you are still liable to face fines for non-compliance. Therefore, it’s important to know everything you can associated with the medical waste incineration process.

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Hospital Waste Management Best Practices

Hospital Waste Management Best Practices

Medical waste management entails so many rules and protocols you must follow, and under that umbrella, hospital waste management is certainly no exception. Creating and following a best practices plan for your hospital waste management helps to ensure that you remain in compliance with hospital-specific regulations of your locality, state, and the federal government.

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Federal Laws Regarding Medical Waste Regulations

Federal Laws Regarding Medical Waste Regulations

If you’re in any field that generates medical waste, you must be aware of all federal medical regulations as they pertain to that waste. It’s not as straightforward as simply familiarizing yourself with overarching federal medical waste regulations. A number of federal agencies are involved with creating and assuring that rules are being followed.

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How Do I Dispose of Expired Medications?

How Do I Dispose of Expired Medications?

Doctor’s offices and hospitals are bound to end up with expired medications. However, as with many items that constitute medical waste, you cannot simply throw those medications in the trash. Rather, they must be properly disposed of.

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How Proper Red Bag Waste Disposal Can Save You Money

How Proper Red Bag Waste Disposal Can Save You Money

Managing compliant, safe, and proper red bag waste disposal can save your medical facility money, but it’s also important for so many other reasons. Saving money is great, but so too is protecting your employees, the public, and the environment. Healthcare waste streams are carefully regulated, so knowledge and management of proper ‘red bag’ collection and disposal processes are essential.

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How Medical Waste is Treated and Disposed

How Medical Waste is Treated and Disposed

Treatment and disposal methods of medical waste relies on the type of waste. Hazardous waste treatment and disposal regulations are different than regulations for non-hazardous waste. All medical waste needs to be identified and segregated to ensure that proper management processes are involved, following federal and state guidelines.

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