Dealing with medical waste is more dangerous than you might expect. That’s why it’s perfectly acceptable to work with an outsourced partner when you need to dispose of it. After all, as skilled and dedicated as your own workers are, they’ll need some help from time to time.
Staying Current on Regulations
Through long years of experience, your outsourced medical waste disposal providers, such as AEG Environmental, can determine what you need. Part of this process involves staying up to date on all state and federally-mandated regulations regarding waste disposal. Local communities will also have their own regulations, and even if you are familiar with them, you might not know when they change. Processing the waste, labeling it, containing it, preparing to ship it, and destroying it all are all complex tasks that must be done as carefully as possible.
Ability to Track Shipments
You are responsible for all of the waste you generate. This is known as the cradle to grave responsibility. From the time the medical waste is produced to the time it is eliminated, you remain liable even when working with partner firms. That’s why having the ability to track shipments is so crucial: you can see when incoming shipments will arrive and when outgoing shipments are finally disintegrated or otherwise disposed of once it has left your facility.
Education never stops, and that means that your employees will need continual training to further develop their skills and expertise. Knowing how to dispose of medical waste is far different than actually performing this important step in the waste management cycle. All employees should receive training on how to protect themselves, their coworkers, and how to follow through on all rules and regulations regarding paperwork relating to medical waste disposal.
Better Customer Service Than Competitors
Customer service is always a key part of the process, and if you can’t put your trust in your partner firm, then dealing with all of the medical waste that must be removed and destroyed will be that much more difficult.
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No matter what kind of environmental issue you may have, AEG Environmental can help. We handle every situation with care, dedication, and a commitment to exemplary customer service. When you have an emergency, you can rely on us! Need training? We can handle that too! We train in a wide variety of environmental management areas so that your company can remain compliant with EPA, DOT, and OSHA. Make sure to check out our blog for the latest and greatest in the waste management world! You should also follow us on social media for updates.
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