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Tennessee Medical Waste Requirements

A look at Tennessee medical waste requirements. Tennessee medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management. Medical waste is categorized as “Special Waste,” meaning that it is considered a solid waste, but one that is difficult or dangerous to manage and requires…

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Medical Waste Disposal Sharps

Funeral home staff members work with deceased human beings who can harbor a myriad of diseases, which is why this industry is serviced by medical waste haulers. Healthcare facilities like hospitals, dental clinics, nursing homes, and physicians’ offices generate a large amount of daily medical waste.  Less talked about producers of medical waste include tattoo…

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South Dakota Medical Waste Requirements

A look at South Dakota medical waste requirements. South Dakota medical waste is regulated by the state’s Department of Environment of Natural Resources.  The state follows federal standards in terms of medical waste definitions, and the list of infectious waste generally includes “…any waste generated in the diagnosis, treatment, or immunization of human beings or…

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South Carolina Medical Waste Requirements

A look at South Carolina medical waste requirements. South Carolina medical waste disposal is handled by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.  The state has implemented an infectious waste program, which regulates generators and transporters of medical waste and covers the state’s 7,000 registered infectious waste generators.

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Rhode Island Medical Waste Requirements

A look at Rhode Island medical waste requirements. Rhode Island medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Office of Waste Management, and it covers the generation, storage, disposal, and treatment of all medical waste.

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Hazardous Waste Disposal: What Exactly IS Hazardous Waste?

Do you know what makes hazardous waste, well, hazardous? (Hint: it’s not all about medical waste) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has authority over matters concerning hazardous waste disposal. But what exactly is hazardous waste? How is it disposed of?

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Pennsylvania Medical Waste Requirements

A look at Pennsylvania medical waste requirements. In the state of Pennsylvania medical waste disposal is managed by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. All of Pennsylvania’s requirements are outlined in an official document titled “The Pennsylvania Code” and covers permit requirements, processing facilities, segregation and storage of medical waste, and collection and transport.

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Oregon Medical Waste Requirements

A look at Oregon medical waste requirements. Medical waste in the state of Oregon is managed by the state’s Department of Environmental Quality, and much like other states, it has developed similar protocols for managing infectious waste.

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Shredding and Recycling Your Old X-ray Waste

For radiology departments, medical waste removal and document destruction plans must involve managing analog x-ray waste and files. Every organization needs to look at the information they have, identify all types and forms of personal and/or sensitive information, and then establish reasonable procedures to appropriately destroy the information.  This is especially true for the healthcare…

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Oklahoma Medical Waste Requirements

A look at medical waste requirements in the state of Oklahoma. Medical waste in the state of Oklahoma is managed by the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality and the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

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