Hazardous Medical Waste Disposal Guidelines

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have set forth a list of requirements that medical personnel must follow when disposing of medical waste and unused medications. A series of containers and the acquisition of services through a medical disposal company will aid with keeping a medical practice compliant. Continuous Disposal Strategies Bodily fluids, chemical agents, used cloth dressings, and sharp tools that are present within a medical setting can carry pathogens that are harmful to those who frequent a medical practice.…

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