When you choose Stericycle, you’re selecting a partner with the resources to stand by your healthcare practice when things are easy and when they’re hard. Our services are designed to offer you convenience and compliance, so you can get back to keeping your facility running smoothly
We service facilities of all sizes and are in compliance with all State and Federal waste management regulations.
With over 30 years of experience, Stericycle provides essential services that help protect communities from harmful wastes, promote access to healthcare services, and lead to greater consumer safety and satisfaction.
We care about your business needs and ensure that we are in compliance with all applicable Federal and State of Pennsylvania regulations. Medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).
Chapter 284 on Regulated Medical and Chemotherapeutic Waste of the Pennsylvania Code can be found here. A guidance document by the DEP can be found here. . Complete details on state requirements can be found by contacting the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
Please refer to the Pennsylvania Code 271.1 for a full listing of waste classifications.
Enclosures for regulated medical waste shall be capable of being readily maintained in sanitary condition. Infectious or chemo waste should be accompanied by prominent warning signs indicating storage of this waste and cannot be commingled with other waste.
Storage of waste should prevent waste leakage or release, be secured to only authorized users, and kept in a non-putrescent state.
The secondary (outermost) container requires the following elements:
Storage Time (PA Code 284.41):
A generator (shipper) who transports, or offers for transportation, infectious or chemotherapeutic waste for offsite processing or disposal shall prepare a manifest