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.

Corporate 08 December, 2017

Understanding the Globally Harmonized System

The GHS Compliance Standard has been in effect for over a year -- are you compliant? If not, we've got your back. Learn about additional requirements and how to set your organization up for success. 

Healthcare Solutions 08 December, 2017

Winter Weather: Keeping Staff and Patients Safe in All Conditions

The beginning of a new year is an ideal time to check whether there are any new developments on the regulatory front. This article discusses some recent OSHA requirements of which to be aware.
 

Healthcare Solutions 08 December, 2017

2018 Regulatory Tips: Know What's Coming and How to Plan Effectively

Stay up-to-date on new developments impacting your organization on the regulatory front, including recent OSHA requirements of which to be aware.

Corporate 13 November, 2017

Dedicated to protecting what matters

Stericycle CEO and President Charlie Alutto provides insight into Stericycle’s services and ongoing commitment and involvement to improving local communities and the environment.
 

Healthcare Solutions 03 October, 2017

Navigating Arizona’s Medical Waste Requirements

The following blog post discusses waste regulations in the state of Arizona, outlining key points organizations need to know and understand in order to achieve compliance. The intent of this blog post is to educate current customers and future Stericycle prospects located in Arizona on the state-specific requirements and compliance standards surrounding medical waste. This will showcase Stericycle’s in-depth industry expertise and experience, and position them as a knowledgeable partner for improved medical waste compliance.
 

Healthcare Solutions 14 June, 2017

Untangling California’s Complex Regulatory Environment

This blog provides insight into the factors that differentiate Stericycle from other potential vendors, particularly for the highly regulated California markets.
 

Corporate 28 February, 2017

Ensuring Proper Drug Disposal within Your Healthcare Facility

Due to its complexity, there is often confusion around the “who, what, where and why” of pharmaceutical waste disposal. In this interview, Kathryn Evans—national director at Stericycle—answers some frequently asked questions about the topic.
 

Healthcare Solutions 21 December, 2016

FDA Issues Ban on Powdered Gloves

Effective January 18th 2017, powdered gloves, powdered patient examination gloves, and absorbable powder for lubricating a surgeon’s gloves will be banned by the Food and Drug Administration.

Healthcare Solutions 14 November, 2016

OSHA Considerations for 2017

As the final quarter of 2016 progresses, many organizations are looking ahead to the new year.

Healthcare Solutions 02 September, 2016

Hazard: Medical Waste’s Impact on Recycling and Waste Workers

Of course, hazardous medical waste is just that: hazardous.

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