Convenient, credible and cost-effective medical waste services in Lexington.
We offer biohazardous and medical waste disposal services throughout Lexington, including:
Frankfort, Richmond, Nicholasville, Georgetown & Winchester.
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 Kentucky 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 ensure that we are in compliance with Federal and State of Kentucky regulations. Kentucky’s medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet at the Department of Environmental Protection as well as the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services at the Department of Public Health. Further details on state regulations can be found here.
Complete details on state requirements can be found by contacting the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection for the appropriate state agency.
According to the State of Kentucky, medical waste is defined in 7 categories:
Cultures and stocks
Human blood and blood products
Animal wastes in certain categories
The biohazard symbol or sign is recommended for storage areas for medical waste.
Regulated medical waste should be stored in a secure location to protect from the elements and animal exposure. Avoid mixing or commingling with other materials. Waste may be refrigerated. Lock outside storage areas.
Health care facilities including, but not limited to hospitals and nursing facilities, need to segregate sharps and have specified wastes incinerated or rendered nonhazardous prior to disposal.
Please refer to detailed regulations cited at this link above to find out the specific requirements for medical waste generated at clinics, ambulatory surgical centers, specialized medical technology services, special health clinics, mobile health.
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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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