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Looking for tips and advice for waste disposal and compliancy? Find the latest news and information about biohazarous waste, HIPAA, OSHA and more from the Stericycle blog.

Healthcare Solutions 26 April, 2016

Stericycle Parkersburg Becomes First Medical Waste Treatment Facility to Receive OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program Star Status

Stericycle’s Parkersburg, West Virginia was recognized as the first medical waste treatment facility awarded the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program

Healthcare Solutions 20 April, 2016

Celebrating Our Purpose this Earth Day

At Stericycle we employ more than 18,000 full-time and part-time employees in 400 locations.

Healthcare Solutions 12 February, 2016

The Evolution of Sharps Container Disposal Regulations

Ann Marie Pettis, Director of Infection Prevention at the University of Rochester Medical Center, shared a few memories in her article recently published in Greenhealth Magazine

Healthcare Solutions 14 January, 2016

Multiple Ways to Maximize Waste Stream Safety and Compliance

By Rich D’Addario, Corporate Vice President Recently an article, “Minimize Risk: More than 27 Ways to Ensure Multiple Waste Streams are Safe and Compliant” was published in Executive Insights.

Healthcare Solutions 16 November, 2015

Responsible Leadership for Pharmaceutical Waste Co

A recent report highlighted a small medical center in the Northeast being fined for failing to identify certain pharmaceutical wastes as hazardous and properly disposing of this waste.

Healthcare Solutions 13 November, 2015

Offense or Defense: What Is the Best Strategy to Avoid Disease Transmission?

You’ve heard it before: the best offense is a good defense.

Healthcare Solutions 11 November, 2015

Minimizing Infection Risks

Recently, in Environment of Care Leader, Betty Jones, director of infection prevention and employee health at Sierra View Medical Center in Porterville, California, shared her facility’s experience.

Healthcare Solutions 06 November, 2015

4 Tips for Hospitals on Disease Prevention

Authored by: Gail Fraine, director of infection prevention at Ascension Health Saint Thomas Midtown in Nashville, Tenn.

Healthcare Solutions 14 October, 2015

Three Key Insights about C.diff Infections

With more than 5,000 peer-reviewed articles posted to PubMed about Clostridum Difficile (C.diff), it can be overwhelming to cull out best practices and identify the most important insights .

Healthcare Solutions 14 October, 2015

Research the Research: Risk & Misinformation

Many of our customers spend a lot of their resources, time and energy toward risk minimization, compliance and safety.