Convenient, credible and cost-effective medical waste services in Richmond.
We offer biohazardous and medical waste disposal services throughout Richmond, including:
Ashburn, Charlottesville, Lynchburg, Newport News & Hampton.
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 Virginia 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 Virginia regulations. Virginia’s medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). Refer to these resources for definitions in Chapter 120 and medical waste regulations of the Administrative Code.
Virginia DEQ defines Regulated Medical Waste (RMW) as:
Cultures and stocks of microorganisms and biologicals
Human blood and human body fluids
Tissues and other anatomical wastes
Animal carcasses, body parts, bedding, and related wastes
Residue from cleanup of RMW spill
Solid waste contaminated by or mixed with RMW
Solid waste that is suspect by the Medical Professional in Charge at a facility to produce an infectious disease
Regulated Medical Waste stored for more than 7 days must be refrigerated between 35°- 45°F
All Regulated Medical Waste management facilities are required to keep a spill containment and clean-up kit
All Regulated Medical Waste management facilities are required to:
Maintain manifests for 3 years
Keep records on any spill of more than:
32 gallons of RMW
1 quart of liquid RMW
Maintain notebook with policies and procedures for dealing with RMW
Keep a log of all special training in RMW management.
Maintain list of members of any committee for infection control, including addresses, phone numbers, and periods of membership
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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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