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Archive for September 2017

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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ICYMI: The Red Bags Monthly Blog Round Up

Keeping up with medical waste news can be difficult, but here we have the stories you may have missed this week from the Red Bags blog. The Internet is a busy place! So much content vies for your attention that you may have missed our most popular blog posts published here at Red Bags this…

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