07 Dec Determining Your Generator Status

If your facility generates any type or amount of hazardous waste, it’s generator status must be determined. The guidelines for determining a facility’s generator status are clearly outlined in the EPA’s RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act). The main principle here being that the more...

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02 Dec Bloodborne Pathogen Risk Reduction

With over 600,000 needlestick incidents each year within the US, it is of the utmost importance that healthcare employers take their employee’s safety into account when dealing with bloodborne pathogens. OSHA will not hesitate to cite any employer who leaves their employees open to such...

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25 Nov A Brief Background on Vaccines

Vaccines have become a hot topic of debate in the U.S in recent years. A small but loud group would like the world to believe that vaccines could be the cause of the development of certain conditions in children, such as autism. First and foremost,...

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23 Nov Caring for Pets with Diabetes

As pet owners, we always do whatever it takes to keep our furry friends happy and healthy. It’s important to take your pet to the veterinarian for regular check-ups, as well as monitor your pet’s behavior at home. Since animals can’t use words to tell...

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18 Nov Combating Misinformation

Most medical facilities do everything they can to keep things running as efficiently as possible. This means minimizing risks and keeping safety in mind all while operating smoothly. Because of these high standards, medical facilities rely on accurate research and studies to help them make...

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13 Nov 5 Best Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal Practices

Many U.S federal laws mandate the disposal of pharmaceutical waste, and several different government agencies enforce said laws.  It is important that each and every healthcare facility knows proper disposal practices of pharmaceutical waste.   Identifying the type of waste - In 1976, EPA was given control...

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