Radioactive Medical Waste

Medical Waste Segregation Series: The Importance of Color Coding

Working together with medical waste generators, waste disposal companies (like Red Bags) can ensure public and environmental threats are eliminated and that compliance requirements are met. Proper medical waste disposal is a very serious topic that affects hospitals, medical facilities, and various other industries. To protect the spread of disease, remain compliant with government standards and…

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Handling Radioactive Medical Waste

A closer look at radioactive medical waste in hospitals and medical facilities and how it should be stored and disposed of. When you hear the term “radioactive medical waste,” you might picture someone in a protective suit handling chemicals. That’s how it’s usually portrayed in the movies after all. But radioactive waste can be found…

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Managing High School Chemistry Lab Waste

Administrators, teachers and high school students must be taught and held responsible for the safe handling and waste disposal of chemicals in their labs. Today’s education system is increasingly focusing on science, technology, engineering, and math to help children learn important skills needed to fill job vacancies of the future. While STEM education is a…

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October 13th is World Hospice and Palliative Care Day

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is a unified day of action to celebrate and support hospice and palliative care around the world. World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is a unified day of action to celebrate and support hospice and palliative care around the world. Hospice caregivers offer guidance and support to help patients…

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All About Chemotherapy/Chemo Waste

Out of all the medical procedures, chemotherapy generates some of the most hazardous waste in the medical field. Here’s what you need to know. Chemotherapy generates some of the most hazardous waste in the medical field simply because these substances are highly toxic and corrosive. Chemotherapy/chemo waste is characterized as a hazardous chemical waste by…

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OSHA Review: Top 5 Ways to Stay OSHA Compliant

Whether you work in a medical lab, private practice, hospital setting, funeral home, or veterinary office, there are a set of rules in place to help maintain OSHA compliance. Whether you work in a medical lab, hospital, tattoo parlor, or a veterinary office, there are a set of rules in place to help maintain OSHA…

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