What is the Proper Protocol for Disposing of Used Sharps Materials?

What is the Proper Protocol for Disposing of Used Sharps Materials?

Proper disposal of used sharps materials, such as needles, syringes, and lancets, is critical to ensuring safety and preventing injury or infection. Mishandling these materials can pose serious health risks to healthcare workers, patients, and the public. This article outlines the proper protocol for disposing of used sharps, based on guidelines from the Centers for […]

What Happens to Sharps Waste?

What happens to sharps waste?

Sharps waste, a category of biomedical waste comprising objects with edges or points capable of cutting or puncturing skin (e.g., needles, syringes, and scalpel blades), poses significant health risks if not properly managed. At Trihaz Solutions, we prioritize safety and environmental sustainability in managing this hazardous waste. This blog delves into the life cycle of sharps […]

Defining and Identifying Medical Waste Streams

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Are you properly segregating your medical waste? Your medical facility produces several types of waste streams, and you need a full understanding of what goes into each category to make sure they’re handled properly. Regulated medical waste is a catch-all term that covers the items that fall under federal and state disposal regulations. Some regions […]

Understanding Sharps and Their Risk

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Because of the extremely serious personal, legal, and financial risks associated with them, reducing the incidences of needlesticks, cuts, and punctures from loose sharps is a top priority in medical waste disposal. In addition to federal OSHA program guidelines, Alabama has its own rules and regulations for the management of medical waste disposal, including those […]

What Goes in a Sharps Container?

What Goes in a Sharps Container?

In this day and age, nearly everyone knows that the hypodermic needles used to give injections belong in sharps containers when it comes time to discard them. That simple fact has become common knowledge over recent years, even among people who are not in the healthcare field. However, what is murkier in the minds of […]

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