Monthly Archives: September 2015

Medical Waste Disposal Maryland

Medical Waste Disposal Maryland Medical waste disposal Maryland, looking for a Maryland medical waste disposal or biohazard waste management company? If so, contact Secure Waste of Rockville, Maryland – We are committed to safety, compliance and environmentally responsible management of all regulated medical waste in Maryland. Medical waste is a… Read more »

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State Beach Finds Medical Waste

State Beach Finds Medical Waste A  State beach finds medical waste in California, after an extensive clean-up and reviews from the health department, it re-opens. Read more… Los Angeles County public health officials on Sunday reopened Dockweiler State Beach, which had been closed for four days after medical waste washed ashore… Read more »

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Making Infection Control a Top Priority

Infection control should be a top priority within any organization, but especially in long-term care settings. As baby boomers continue to age, more patients will enter these facilities. Often times, long-term care patients have compromised immune systems due to age, making them more susceptible to contracting serious infections.One strategy for… Read more »

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12 Things to Know on How the Latest Landfill Disposal Study Stacks Up

A new report which estimates that Americans are disposing of more than double the amount of waste in landfills than data estimated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is in step with the recent Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) study, the group’s president says. The latest study, authored… Read more »

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Treating Medical Waste Maryland Free White Paper

Treating Medical Waste Maryland Since 1988, a lot of focus has been put on Maryland medical waste disposal, below is a great article on how this medical waste mess got started in the first place, in addition ways to improve on medical waste in your Maryland healthcare practice. During the summer… Read more »

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Reduce Medical Waste

 Need to reduce biohazard waste? Maybe you need to save money? Engage employees in better medical waste recognition, segregation and diversion.   Understanding, awareness and training is a primary element of a successful medical waste reduction strategy, and it depends on training employees to view your healthcare waste as not… Read more »

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Regulated Biohazard Waste By Type

Although there is no universally accepted definition for medical waste, the definitions offered by most regulatory agencies are similar. Most federal and state agencies differentiate between common medical waste and those wastes with the potential for causing infection and for which special precautions are prudent. Depending on the state,          

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What Is Regulated Healthcare Waste?

Regulated medical waste “RMW”, also known as ‘biohazardous’ waste or ‘infectious medical’ waste, is the portion of the waste stream that may be contaminated by blood, body fluids or other potentially infectious materials, thus posing a significant risk of transmitting infection. There are several key categories of waste that          

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