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How Medical Waste Disposal Companies Protect Your Business
Top 3 Reasons to Partner with a Professional Medical Waste Provider
Although there are many tasks businesses can handle on their own, the proper disposal of medical waste should not be one of them. Medical waste poses a health risk to humans, wildlife and the environment and must be managed and disposed of according to state and federal regulations. Whether your organization is a small physician’s office, surgery or treatment center or a large hospital or other healthcare organization, disposing of the medical waste you generate improperly could be catastrophic in numerous ways. Working with a professional medical waste disposal company is a key way to protect your facility, your staff, your patients and the community. Here are the top reasons to hire a reputable medical waste disposal provider:
1. Legal Compliance
If you are managing, storing or transporting your facility’s medical waste on your own, you could be putting yourself at risk for a variety of legal issues, not the least of which is compliance with state and federal mandates. Non compliance can not only put you at risk for fines and/or legal action, it can damage your bottom line. A key benefit to working with a professional medical waste disposal provider is the peace of mind that the waste you generate is being properly disposed of within legal compliance guidelines. In addition, most waste disposal companies provide OSHA training for your staff which ensures that disposal at your workplace remains compliant.
2. FDA & OSHA Approved Storage Materials
Healthcare organizations generate medical waste on a daily basis and therefore must store these items until they are picked up by a medical waste disposal company. Having the right materials for storage is key for your facility, it ensures that patients, staff and other visitors are not at risk for accidental exposure. It also protects against spills or leaks. From sharps containers to bio hazardous waste bins, red bags and others, your medical waste disposal partner protects you by providing secure storage containers.
3. Regularly Scheduled Pick-Ups
Another important factor when dealing with the disposal of your medical waste is ensuring that waste is picked up and disposed of on a regular basis. Sharps containers, waste bins and bags should never pile up or overflow, as this can be a health hazard for your staff and anyone who visits your facility. A regular schedule of waste pick up is key to ensuring you are not putting people, animals and the environment at risk.
Protecting your company is a top goal for us at All Points Medical Waste. We are a family owned and operated business located in Stuart, Florida and are committed to helping your medical facility remain compliant while disposing of medical waste safely. Give us a call today or fill out this form to learn how we can serve you.