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Medical Waste Requirements for Medical Spas and Technicians: Laser Hair Removal

While performed in a spa-setting, laser hair removal is actually considered a medical procedure. Here’s what medical spas need to know. Laser hair removal is a popular medical spa treatment to help clients remove unwanted hair because of its long-lasting effects. While performed in a spa-setting, laser hair removal is actually considered a medical procedure…

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Wyoming Medical Waste Requirements

A look at Wyoming medical waste requirements. The Wyoming Department of Health and Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality Solid and Hazardous Waste Division govern the state’s medical waste and disposal regulations, many of which mirror other states.  In Wyoming, medical waste refers to any waste generated in the diagnosis, treatment, or immunization of human beings…

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Wisconsin Medical Waste Requirements

A look at Wisconsin medical waste requirements. In the state of Wisconsin, medical waste has a few different names. Biohazardous, red bag, and regulated medical waste all refer to waste that is infectious in nature, and it must be segregated from all other waste types.  Of course, not all medical waste is produced in a…

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West Virginia Medical Waste Requirements

A look at West Virginia medical waste requirements. West Virginia’s medical waste disposal is managed by the Office of Environmental Health Services Public Health Sanitation Division and outlines the specifics of how generators must treat and dispose of infectious waste.  In the state of West Virginia, medical waste is referred to as infectious medical waste…

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Washington Medical Waste Requirements

A look at Washington medical waste requirements. Each of our 50 states have developed rules and implemented regulations for medical waste. The state rules vary to some extent, including terminology, but all are bound to the same federal laws, many of which the states have adopted as their own. Washington’s medical waste disposal regulations are…

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Virginia Medical Waste Requirements

A look at Virginia medical waste requirements. Medical waste in the state of Virginia is managed by its Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), which sets the standards for the storage and treatment of regulated medical waste.

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Vermont Medical Waste Requirements

A look at Vermont medical waste requirements. The state of Vermont governs its medical waste through its Agency of Natural Resources under the Department of Environmental Conservation. Like other states, Vermont considers the following as regulated medical waste: pathological waste, human blood and blood products, cultures and stocks, sharps waste, animal waste, and chemotherapy waste.…

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Utah Medical Waste Requirements

A look at Utah medical waste requirements. Utah medical waste is governed by the state’s Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste under the Solid Waste Management program. Utah is very specific in how it defines and explains what medical waste is; instead of just referring to it simply as medical waste, the state identifies medical…

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Texas Medical Waste Requirements

A look at Texas medical waste requirements. Texas medical waste is managed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and it oversees the storage, collection, handling, transportation, and processing of medical waste. The stringent set of rules applies to all persons, whether it’s a generator, manager, or third-party waste hauler that processes, stores, and disposes…

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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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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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