Parkersburg Medical Waste Disposal and Compliance Solutions

Medical Waste Disposal Solutions Near Parkersburg

From Huntington to Wheeling and beyond, we are here to help West Virginians protect what matters with solutions to match your needs. 

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.

Our suite of services includes:

  • Biohazardous Medical Waste Disposal – specialized solutions to manage the collection, transportation, treatment, pickup and disposal of biohazardous waste streams for facilities of all sizes in your local area
  • HIPAA and OSHA Compliance Training – customized on-site and on-demand web-based training resources to help ensure facility and staff compliance
  • Pharmaceutical Waste Solutions– integrated pharmaceutical and controlled substance waste disposal to protect communities and the environment with safe disposal of unused medication
  • Sharps Disposal Solutions – tailored full-service, self-service, and mail back sharps disposal solutions to match your needs and safely dispose of needles and syringes​
  • COVID-19 Waste Disposal - Learn how we have been supporting healthcare and non-healthcare organizations in your community with their COVID-19 Waste Disposal, including medical waste and PPE waste generated through the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

We offer biohazardous medical waste disposal and compliance services throughout Parkersburg

A Recognized Leader

"Stericycle has opened my eyes to the rules and regulations that go along with all aspects of a healthcare facility. It makes compliance so easy."

Kari S., Office Manager, Illinois Sports Medicine Outpatient Surgery Center, Morton Grove, IL

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Questions about waste streams and compliance requirements?
Contact your local Stericycle compliance specialist today.

West Virginia Medical Waste Requirements and Regulations

We care about your business needs and ensure that we are in compliance with applicable West Virginia regulations. West Virginia’s medical waste disposal regulations are managed by:

Office of Environmental Health Services
Public Health Sanitation Division
Infectious Medical Waste Program
350 Capital Street, Room 313
Charleston, WV 25301-3713

Large Quantity Generators (Shippers) of more than 50lbs of Regulated Medical Waste per month are required to obtain a permit from West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services.  See this guidance document for further details.

Small Quantity Generators (Shippers) of less than 50lbs of Regulated Medical Waste per month are required to have a Spill Kit with:

  • 2  Red bags 
  • Pair of gloves
  • Face mask (surgical type or equivalent)
  • Pair of goggles or equivalent eye protection
  • Absorbent material capable of absorbing 1/2 gallon of liquid
  • Spray can of disinfectant effective against TB
  • These items should be stored in a heavy container with a tight fitting lid (such as a plastic tote)
  • A disposable dust pan and broom are recommended for sweeping up sharps

Small Quantity Generators (Shippers) have a maximum of 30 days of storage time.
The designated area should be access controlled, kept in a non-putrescent state, with floor drains discharging directly to sanity sewers or containment systems. There should be no trash compacting or carpets/floor coverings with open seams.

Training is required for employees involved with packaging, labeling, storage, or treatment of infectious medical waste.

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