Biohazardous Waste Management

June 1, 2019

Maryland Medical Waste Company

Stericycle specializes in proper pickup, treatment, and disposal of biohazards, such as “red bag” medical waste and sharps containers.

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Our Biohazard Waste Disposal Services Protect More People

As the leading provider of medical waste disposal services, protecting people and the environment from the risks associated with biohazards is at the heart of what we do. Hundreds of thousands of customers trust Stericycle to manage their biohazardous waste disposal.

Why Our Customers Prefer Stericycle

Our customers tell us they choose Stericycle because we provide the assurance of:

  • Our proprietary tracking system that monitors the whereabouts of your waste from the moment our qualified driver picks up the waste until it is rendered noninfectious
  • Our 23 years of experience and ability to protect more customers than any other provider
  • Our flexible scheduling for disposal service pickups that gives you peace of mind, knowing we’ll be there when it counts
  • Our liability insurance protection of $1MM, as related to your biohazard waste disposal service

With Stericycle, you can be confident that you’ve chosen an experienced medical waste disposal company, with up-to-date knowledge, flexible scheduling, and regulatory waste expertise that you can trust — whether your needs involve a single waste (such as sharps disposal) or the integration of several regulated wastes (such as hazardous pharmaceuticals or dental amalgam disposal).

Biohazard Waste Expertise You Can Trust

Disposal of regulated medical waste has been our business since 1989. The regulations associated with various biohazards and their disposal are intricate, vary by state and local requirements, and are regulated by several federal government agencies including:

If your facility also disposes of pharmaceuticals or hazardous waste, distinct regulatory requirements apply to these regulated wastes as well. With a diverse range of service offerings, Stericycle can expertly accommodate your specialty waste disposal needs, too.

Biohazard Waste Management Solutions That Meet Your Compliance Needs

Stericycle maintains an extensive team of environmental, safety, and regulatory specialists who keep up-to-date with and decipher ever-changing federal, state, and local requirements. This continued focus and commitment to regulatory compliance ensures that your biohazards and other regulated wastes are handled with the appropriate attention to detail, thereby minimizing your business risk.

Protect Yourself and Your Employees From the Risks of Infectious Waste

We know that many of our customers don’t have the internal resources to train employees or easily maintain all the legally required record keeping. That’s why we offer associated compliance training services that can aid your facility in adhering to biohazard waste regulations.

For most organizations, OSHA has strict guidelines intended to protect you and your employees. For example, annual blood-borne pathogens training is legally required for every employee who may come in contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials. OSHA also requires that employers maintain and update specific safety plans, such as a blood-borne pathogens exposure control plan and written hazard communication program. Stericycle offers both on-site and online tools to help you navigate these requirements, be compliant, and avoid costly citations and penalties.


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