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Managing PPE in the Workplace

Managing PPE in the Workplace

Stericycle offers simple, safe, and scalable solutions to dispose of used personal protective equipment (PPE) and testing materials from businesses of all sizes, helping to reduce the risk of the spread of COVID-19 within the workplace.

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Keeping Your Employees and Customers Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Disposal Solutions for the “New” Normal

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, many employees are wearing personal protective equipment (PPE), such as masks and gloves, in the work environment. Some companies are requiring on-site testing of employees before they enter the workplace. Out of an abundance of caution, many employers are seeking medical waste disposal solutions for collecting and disposing of used PPE and testing materials.

Tailored to Your Modified Work Environments

We offer simple, safe, and scalable solutions that adapt to your changing needs. Our PPE Waste Pick-up or Mailback options help to reduce the risk of spreading Covid-19 within the workplace for businesses of all sizes and industries. Our national footprint allows for the rapid mobilization and flexibility required to effectively serve your business.

Regulatory Expertise

We are leading experts in regulated medical waste, and OSHA and HIPAA compliance, with best practices to help you promote a safe and healthy environment for employees and customers.

PPE Waste Disposal Service Options:

PPE Waste Pickup

Simple, safe, and scalable solutions to dispose of used PPE and testing materials from businesses of all sizes, helping to reduce the risk of the spread of COVID-19 within the workplace.

Other Services

If your workplace testing procedures require disposal of sharps waste or destruction of secure information, Stericycle also offers a variety of solutions to safely and compliantly handle these types of waste.

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PPE Mailback

5-gallon pails for collecting PPE and testing waste are shipped to customers with easy-to-follow instructions and a prepaid return-shipping box.

Why Stericycle?

Your Single Nationwide Partner

Your Risk Reduction Experts

Your Sustainability Champion

We manage all major regulated waste streams and offer OSHA and HIPAA compliance training, delivering a 99.7% on-time pick-up rate1 with our fleet of more than 7,000 trucks.

We reduce your risk through full chain of custody and proprietary, real-time tracking systems in addition to compliance experts to keep you informed of federal, state, and local regulatory developments.

We minimize landfill waste, collecting 56 million pounds of plastic and 1.5 billion pounds of paper, and are invested in reducing our fuel-related emissions, achieving a 4% reduction from 2017 to 2019.2

1. Based on Stericycle data, RMW Missed Stops Report, YTD August 2018.
2. Based on Stericycle data, 2018. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Does PPE generated from employees returning back to work and businesses opening require special disposal?

While not required by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), out of an abundance of caution, many employers are seeking medical waste disposal solutions for collecting and disposing of used PPE and testing materials. For more information, see our COVID-19 Knowledge Center for more information. While not required by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), out of an abundance of caution, many employers are seeking medical waste disposal solutions for collecting and disposing of used PPE and testing materials. For more information, see our COVID-19 Knowledge Center for more information.

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