Healthy Medical Waste Habits – As you move into a new calendar year it’s time to review your internal processes and policies and find areas to improve health habits.
Happy New Year! 2022 has arrived and it’s the perfect time to focus on healthier habits. As COVID and its variants continue to move through all parts of the nation, there has never been a greater call to find steps to improve safety and sanitation. For businesses that produce medical waste, this call is even greater.
As you move into a new calendar year it’s time to review your internal processes and policies and find areas to improve how you handle, store and dispose of waste and potentially hazardous materials.
Here are a few tips to get started:
We don’t always hear about the benefits of virtual technologies in this industry but it can play an important role in reducing unnecessary waste and exposure risks. As new technologies and remote patient visits become the norm, it’s important to consider adding these types of services when possible to your practice.
Training & Education
Since every employee working at your facility should understand the laws on waste streams, it’s important to keep training and education as the main focus. For both new employees and refreshers for long-time workers is key. They should always be aware of the latest state laws and how to properly separate waste in specified containers.
Invest in Waste Management Services
One of the most important aspects of compliance in healthcare is partnering with a professional medical waste removal company. With the New Year here it’s the perfect time to assess your current waste management processes and ensure you are meeting all the current guidelines and requirements needed for your industry. No one wants to come upon an unscheduled inspection or audit unprepared.
If you’re ready to update your current waste removal process, MedXwaste is here to help! Our expert medical waste disposal services keep your employees & the environment safe.
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