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Make Sure You Put Your Sharps in a Puncture-Resistant Sharps Container

Make Sure You Put Your Sharps in a Puncture-Resistant Sharps Container

Without correct protocols and education, the medical field can be a dangerous place. This is especially true when it comes to the handling and disposal of syringes, needles, or scalpels, otherwise known as “sharps.” In addition to mindful handling during use, one extremely important step for the safety of everyone involved is safe and compliant sharps disposal.

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Pharmacies: How to Dispose of Expired Medication

Pharmacies: How to Dispose of Expired Medication

If you run a pharmacy, it’s critical you know all the steps necessary for proper pharmaceutical waste disposal. Failure to be fully compliant with local, state, and federal laws could result in massive fines, and any noncompliance could also present big environmental and safety concerns. The risks and consequences are high, so if you’re at all unsure about your Georgia pharmacy’s compliance, read on!  

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Georgia Pharmacies: How to Dispose of Expired Medication

Georgia Pharmacies: How to Dispose of Expired Medication

If you run a pharmacy within the state of Georgia, it’s critical you know all the steps necessary for proper pharmaceutical waste disposal. Failure to be fully compliant with local, state, and federal laws could result in massive fines, and any noncompliance could also present big environmental and safety concerns. The risks and consequences are high, so if you’re at all unsure about your Georgia pharmacy’s compliance, read on!  

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Best Practices for Veterinarians to Remove Biohazardous Medical Waste

Best Practices for Veterinarians to Remove Biohazardous Medical Waste

It’s not surprising that doctors’ offices and hospitals needs to properly and legally dispose of all the biohazardous materials generated in that facility. However, the exact same rules apply to veterinarians, yet many are not fully complying with the legal regulations surrounding that waste disposal. If you work in a veterinarian’s office, it is crucial that you comply with every law dealing with biohazardous material.  

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Mail Back Sharps Disposal: What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages?

Mail Back Sharps Disposal: What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages?

Trying to determine the best and most cost-effective way to handle your medical waste management can be confusing, and when you have medical sharps to contend with, the question becomes even more complicated. If you’re looking into how to ensure your medical facility complies with the proper disposal of sharps, you might very well be wondering what mail back sharps disposal entails. But is this right for you, your staff, and your medical facility? What makes these mail-back programs either advantageous or disadvantageous?  

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