Do you know the guidelines that govern sharps disposal in your State? Improper medical waste disposal has real and dire consequences for both people and our environment so it’s essential that healthcare providers are in full compliance when handling and disposing of sharps.
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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.
The company that manages your sharps-disposal program fulfills a crucial role in maintaining the continuity of your patient services; controlling infection; and keeping your hospital, clinic, or pharmacy in legal compliance with federal and state laws.
The #COVID19 pandemic has challenged every aspect of our working lives; at MCF we have been available for medical facilities and institutions helping them navigate correct COVID-19 waste disposal and COVID-19 vaccine handling.
The EPA Acting Administrator signed the final rule, titled, “Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals and Amendment to the P075 Listing for Nicotine” on December 11, 2018 and it was published in the Federal Register (FR) on February 22, 2019.
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!
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!
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.
When it comes to your medical waste disposal cost, you could be paying more than necessary—and not even know it. If you suspect you’re overpaying, read on to discover six of the most common ways people are needlessly shelling out for their medical waste removal.
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?