Treatment, removal and disposal of medical and biohazardous waste are all tasks for which there really is no room for error. Generators of these types of waste have a great deal at stake in terms of regulatory risk and and the continued health of their enterprise, and that is why each one needs to have a comprehensive, customized solution at the ready. Throughout Massachusetts, hospitals, surgical suites, testing labs, veterinary clinics, nursing homes, tattoo parlors and a wide range of other entities trust Citiwaste to provide them with smart, cost-effective ways to reduce liability and meet environmental goals.
Enlisting the aid of a fully knowledgeable, licensed and insured waste management firm is essential to ensuring compliance with all regulations and requirements laid down by the Massachusetts Department of Health, the Bureau of Environmental Health, as well as federal authorities including the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Our convenient services extend to all 14 counties within Massachusetts.
105 CMR 480.000 of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health's State Sanitary Code outlines the minimum requirements for the management of medical or biological waste to which all generators must adhere. These rules address proper storage, treatment, disposal and transportation of biological as well as medical waste. Furthermore, Massachusetts is one of a total of 26 states for which OSHA's rules regarding occupational exposures to bloodborne pathogens apply. This application impacts sharps management, utilization of compliant storage containers, proper labeling of waste bags and other vessels and employee training programs.
In 2015, The Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Environmental Health, Community Sanitation Program issued an enhanced Advisory in order to emphasize and encourage best management practices by generators of medical and/or biological waste. Compliance with these guidelines is essential to achieve optimal outcomes for businesses and medical facilities statewide. Citiwaste can play a pivotal role in assisting entities of all descriptions in meeting their public health responsibilities.
With full adherence to Massachusetts and federal regulations always in mind, Citiwaste can help waste generators develop management protocols designed to meet their specific needs and objectives. No matter if a facility's waste necessitates incineration, autoclaving, chemical or microwave disinfection, the Citiwaste team has the ability to render prompt, complete service. We are also proud to provide a thorough range of biohazard containers in order to streamline the elimination and transportation processes. Our line of sharps containers, drums, bags and boxes makes following a custom-designed management plan that much easier for generators of all types.
Our waste management professionals serve each of the 14 counties in Massachusetts, including:
A full-service medical and biohazardous waste solutions firm, Citiwaste is a true authority in developing workable, cost-conscious plans for an expansive list of healthcare facilities and other entities located in:
If you would like to learn more about the flexible contracts, transparent pricing and individualized waste management plans Citiwaste can provide throughout Massachusetts, contact us at 877.535.CITI (2484).