Nursing Home Waste Disposal

Proper waste disposal in nursing homes is essential for maintaining a safe and healthy environment for residents, staff, and visitors. While nursing homes may generate less regulated waste than hospitals, nursing home medical waste is still covered by the same state and federal regulations. Trust TriHaz Solutions for compliant nursing home waste disposal. 


“The Orthopaedic Center has 21 locations across Alabama and Tennessee, and TriHaz Solutions has managed our medical waste for several years. They are very responsive – “Johnny-on-the-spot” whenever I need to add a service or have a question! Before TriHaz, we had to use several vendors for our different locations, and with their bundled services, we can include secure document destruction. This is much more efficient, with one pickup and one invoice. Plus, we have no worries about compliance since our waste is being properly transported, treated, and disposed.” 

Jeremy Gaertner
Clinical Director, The Orthopaedic Center (TOC)

Why Our Nursing Home Waste Disposal Services?

Highly Qualified

Our team is highly qualified and has the experience to get the job done right. With years of experience, we have the knowledge and expertise to help you with your specific needs.

Reliability & Safety

When you work with TriHaz Solutions for your nursing Home Waste Disposal requirements you’re working with a reliable partner who can help you reduce risk for your patients.

We offer staff compliance training for your staff regarding OSHA, DOT, and HIPAA. This is important to ensure that your staff is up-to-date on the latest compliance regulations.

Nursing Home Waste Disposal Near Me

If you work at a nursing home, you know how important it is to properly dispose of medical waste.  TriHaz Solutions has a custom, smart solution for your facility. We will come to your nursing home and pick up, transport, treat (when necessary), and dispose of your medical waste so you can focus on your residents.

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What Happens When the Waste Is Taken Away From the Health Care Facility?

When waste is taken away from a health care facility, it is subjected to regulated transport to designated disposal or treatment facilities, ensuring adherence to strict guidelines to prevent environmental contamination and exposure to hazardous materials. This process involves meticulous tracking from the waste’s point of origin to its final disposal to guarantee proper handling and compliance with both health and environmental regulations. Depending on its classification—be it general, infectious, hazardous, or radioactive—the waste undergoes specific treatment methods. For instance, infectious waste might be treated via autoclaving or incineration to destroy pathogens, while chemical waste could require neutralization. Afterward, the waste is disposed of in environmentally responsible ways, and the entire procedure is documented to fulfill regulatory requirements.

What Are Biohazards in a Nursing Home?

Biohazards in a nursing home encompass a range of materials that pose potential health risks to residents and staff, including blood and body fluids that may carry infectious diseases, used medical supplies, cultures from laboratory work, tissues from medical procedures, and sharps such as needles and syringes. Managing these biohazards involves implementing strict protocols for segregation, safe handling, and proper disposal to prevent the transmission of diseases and ensure a safe environment for both residents and staff.

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