Selecting, Evaluating, and Using Sharps Disposal Containers

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Thu, Jan 30, 2014 @ 10:30 AM

In today’s healthcare environment, safety trumps all. As a healthcare provider, you’re well aware of the risks associated with accidental needlesticks and other sharps injuries, specifically as it relates to sharps disposal. Additionally, other people are also at risk if the sharps disposal system used by your facility does not provide adequate protection from a casual contact by a visitor, downstream worker, or other non-caregiver.

Sharps Disposal at Your Facility

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Topics: Stericycle, Medical Waste Disposal, Biomedical Waste, Sharps Container, Sharp Container Disposal, Sharps Container Disposal, Biomedical Waste Management

How to Properly Package Medical Waste in 6 Simple Steps

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Mon, Nov 26, 2012 @ 10:22 AM

The healthcare facility or business that throws away (generates) medical waste is responsible for preparing the red bag waste for pickup. This is called “packaging” medical waste. Proper packaging starts with ensuring appropriate setup, suitable types of red bags, and acceptable disposal of items in the red bag.



1. Set up your medical waste container.

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Topics: Stericycle, Medical Waste Disposal, Medical Waste, Medical Waste Disposal Company, Medical Waste Packaging, Biohazardous Waste, Medical Waste Management, Biomedical Waste, Biohazard Waste, waste compliance, Red Bag Medical Waste, Red Bag Disposal, Removal of Medical Waste, Regulatory Compliance, Red Bag Waste, Medical Waste Disposal System, How to Package Medical Waste, Package Medical Waste, Healthcare Compliance, Clinical Waste, Biomedical Waste Management, Clinical Waste Disposal, Hospital Waste Management

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