Convenient, credible and cost-effective medical waste services in Punta Gorda.
We offer biohazardous and medical waste disposal services throughout Punta Gorda, including:
Sarasota, Port Charlotte, Placid Lakes, Siesta Key & Sanibel.
We provide you the peace of mind you need with our complete solution of medical waste disposal for your practice, facility, or business. We service thousands of customers throughout Florida and are in compliance with all State and Federal waste management regulations.
With over 25 years of experience, Stericycle provides essential services that help protect communities from harmful wastes, promotes access to healthcare services, and leads to greater consumer safety and satisfaction.
Our team of experts work tirelessly to provide you with safe, compliant and sustainable solutions.
We help you manage OSHA, HIPAA and Coding Compliance confidently and conveniently by keeping you one step ahead of regulatory demands.
We care about your business needs and make sure that we are in compliance with Federal and State of Florida regulations. Florida’s regulations on biomedical waste management can be found in Chapter 64E-16 of the Florida Administrative Code.
Florida’s medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Department of Health, Bureau of Environmental Health. Complete details on state requirements can be found by contacting the Florida Department of Health or the Bureau of Community Environmental Health.
A Biomedical Waste Operating Plan, a contingency plan for emergencies, procedures for decontaminating spills and a Spill Cleanup Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) must be maintained.
A Biomedical Waste Operating Plan template is available at the DOH website.
Exterior storage of waste must be locked and biohazard warning symbols mst be displayed. Biomedical waste must be removed within 30 days from the time the first non-sharps item is placed into the red bag/sharps container or when a sharps container of only sharps is sealed.
The 30 day storage period begins on the day where waste is collected from the generator (shipper).
These details should be designated in the Biomedical Waste Operating Plan
The interior storage area should be impervious to water, have restricted access, with no carpeting in the area - rough cement must be sealed. Containers must be removed within 30 days after the container is closed.
A description of biomedical waste training is required initially and annually, with training information and records required part of the Biomedical Waste Plan.
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The information provided herein is an overview that contains selected highlights of the regulations. Be sure to refer to further information available at the website of your state’s regulatory authority for full details and requirements.
1) Founded in 1989.
2) Based on 2018 data.
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