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 make sure that we are in compliance with Federal and State of Rhode Island regulations. Rhode Island’s medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Department of Environmental Management. Complete details on state requirements can be found here.
Generators (shippers) must register with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and obtain a generator (shipper) registration number.
Total storage of regulated medical waste must not exceed 50 pounds or the average quantity of regulated medical waste generated over 7 consecutive calendar days, whichever condition must allow storage for the longer period of time.
A Rhode Island Tracking Form must be used. Samples are available from:
Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Office of Waste Management
235 Promenade St.
Providence, RI 02908.
Training - Generators shall notify in writing all the employees involved with packaging and containment of regulated medical wastes of the provisions in Rhode Island regulations.
This training/notification shall be accomplished through using a medical waste procedure manual and/or through appropriate training materials.