The start of the new year is always an opportune time for reflection and resolution. The past two years have been different from any other in our lifetimes, so it stands to reason that making the same old New Year’s resolutions may not work. As the pandemic alters how we work and live, and stresses our healthcare systems, it may be time to choose different resolutions.
What better way to start than with one of the most critical health and safety issues healthcare workers face. That is, practicing safe medical waste disposal and sharps management to help prevent injuries and maintain compliance with the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.
The following resolutions offer helpful resources to help you incorporate compliant healthcare waste management strategies into your processes.