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Introduction to the world of medical waste.

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Barbershops and Medical Waste? The Hazardous Truth

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Medical waste is produced within a number of industries, even those that are least expected, including airports, tattoo parlors and even barbershops. Aside from medical counterparts, hazardous waste is produced by facilities from the least expected places. Whether it’s airports Continue reading

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Infection Control: Are Drug-Resistant Infections Worse Than We Realize?

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Infection control in healthcare settings is imperative amidst shocking drug-resistant statistics. A recent Reuters investigative report has shed light on some rather frightening statistics; drug-resistant infections are to blame for more deaths than what is actually documented. According to the Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons You Should Use Our Online OSHA Compliance Program

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If you’re working off of outdated information, it’s time to consider OSHA training, and it’s easier than you think! Does your practice or place of business have a systematic approach to meeting OSHA guidelines, or are you working off of Continue reading

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The Most Common Medical Waste Violations

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Avoid these common (and costly!) medical waste removal mistakes. Keeping up with state and federal regulations when it comes to medical waste removal may seem tedious at best, but failure to follow these rules can result in hefty punishments, including, Continue reading

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You May Be Overpaying for Medical Waste Removal If…

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You May Be Overpaying for Medical Waste Removal If… If you’re concerned about your bottom line, here are some common medical waste removal missteps that can lead to surprise charges. Part of managing medical waste is managing a budget, and Continue reading

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Industries We Serve: Laboratories

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Hospital, medical reference, and research laboratories all produce hazardous laboratory waste. MedXwaste covers many industries that produce regulated medical waste and hazardous waste, and while some may seem surprising (like airports), facilities like laboratories are anything but. Of course, labs Continue reading

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Industries We Serve: Pharmacies

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With more and more retail pharmacies offering year-round immunizations, the subject of medical waste removal becomes a pressing issue that goes far beyond pharmaceutical-related waste. Of course, pharmacies are predominantly known for the sale of OTC and prescription drugs, which Continue reading

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Managing X-ray Waste

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For radiology departments, medical waste removal plans must involve managing analog x-ray waste. Medical waste producers, including hospitals, private practice offices, dental facilities, and even veterinary offices must have a medical waste removal plan to keep staff and patients safe, Continue reading

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Managing Pharmaceutical Samples

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Medical professionals must keep tabs on pharmaceutical samples and have a pharmaceutical waste removal plan in place just like they would for medical waste. Medical offices are busy facilities that manage more than just patients; doctors and office managers must Continue reading

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Industries We Serve: Colleges & Universities

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Medical waste removal is not exclusive to healthcare facilities. MedXwaste also serves colleges and universities, too. Believe it or not, colleges and universities are generators of regulated medical waste, and must dispose of this waste in accordance with federal and Continue reading

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