FAQ

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Q:  How do we dispose of filled sharp containers?

A:  Sharp containers must be sealed when ¾ full, placed in a red bag, and placed in the box or reusable container we provide. The secondary container must have the generators name and address displayed on it.

Q:  How does my medical waste need to be prepared before pick up?

A:  The generator is responsible for properly packaging and labeling Regulated Medical Waste (RMW) for off-site transport. Untreated RMW must be placed in impermeable red plastic bags labeled with the universal warning sign or the word “biohazard.” Each bag must be placed in the boxes or reusable containers we provide before off-site transport. The containers must be labeled with the generators name and address.

Q:  Are you OSHA compliant and certified in the state of Florida?

A:  Yes, our firm maintains compliance with OSHA and the Florida Department of Health.  Our certificate is below.

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Q:  How long do I need to keep my medical waste manifests?

A:  Medical waste manifests, or tracking forms, must be kept at the generator location for four years.

Q:  Where should I store my Regulated Medical Waste?

A:  RMW must be kept separate from other wastes in an area designated and clearly labeled with the universal warning sign or the word “biohazard.” The storage area must be ventilated and dry. It should be accessible only to authorized personnel.

Q:  How often should my Regulated Medical Waste be picked up?

A:  The Regulated Medical Waste will be picked up every thirty days.