Waste Disposal & Compliance Blog

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 06 November, 2017

Waste Segregation - Know What to Throw Where

When it comes to hazardous waste, organizations must be scrupulous about disposal. If these dangerous materials are not handled appropriately, they can be toxic to not only staff and patients, but also to the environment and surrounding community.
 

Healthcare Solutions 23 February, 2017

Drug Diversion Prevention with Proper Prescription Drug Disposal

“Proper Drug Disposal Protects Patients, Caregivers,” makes a link between diversion and proper waste stream management practices for pharmaceuticals.

Healthcare Solutions 15 December, 2016

Fostering a Culture Focused on Sharps Safety

Healthcare Purchasing News reporter Susan Cantrell’s recent article “Sharp Points” reminds healthcare workers that “taking the appropriate safety precautions does not end on the operating table.”

Healthcare Solutions 30 August, 2016

Schedule & Save

The products you need, the hassle you don’t.

Healthcare Solutions 19 July, 2016

Keeping staff safe: Ensuring your medical waste program is on track

When thinking about how to keep your staff safe and your practice away from paying penalties or fines, do you think about proper medical waste disposal?

Healthcare Solutions 03 June, 2016

Proactive waste stream strategies now a top healthcare priority

Healthcare leaders remain keenly aware that regulatory agencies can and are evaluating every facility within a system using criteria specified to its size or type.

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 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.

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