What to Ask when Hiring a Medical Waste Removal Company
Apr 26, 2017
If you work in the medical industry, you probably already know how important it is to properly dispose of the waste your facility produces. Medical waste removal companies are available to you to ensure that your waste is disposed of safely and efficiently. Choosing the right company to handle your medical waste shouldn’t be difficult if you know what to look for! Consider these questions when hiring one:
Are they professional?
Experience is very important when choosing a reliable medical waste services. The industry has grown and regulations have changed over the years and working with a company who is certified and up-to-date on OSHA regulations is key to ensuring your waste is disposed of properly.
Will they work with your schedule?
Medical facilities’ needs aren’t always the same, so it’s necessary to ask if the waste removal company can work with your schedule. Will they tailor to your specific needs and ensure that they can keep up with the amount of waste your facility produces?
Will they provide proper documentation?
Disposing of medical waste requires proper documentation to protect both the medical care facility and the waste removal company. The company you choose should be able to provide accurate documentation for every waste container they pick up and dispose of. In addition, they should be able to provide you with the appropriate medical waste containers for the specific types of waste your facility generates, if needed.
How accessible are they?
Customer service is important when hiring help of any kind. A good waste removal company will be easily accessible and have professionals available to you whenever you need them. They should be friendly and attentive, and able to assist you with anything from simple questions to contract/schedule adjustments.
Will prices increase for any reason?
Make sure the company is clear and up-front about their prices. Ask questions to ensure there aren’t any hidden fees or additional charges. A trustworthy and honest medical waste removal company will go over even the smallest details of your contract with you to ensure mutual understanding and won’t try to blindside you with unexpected dues.
Biomedical Waste Services proudly provides Maryland and the surrounding areas with regulated medical waste solutions. If you are unhappy with your medical facility’s waste management company or are looking for medical waste removal services for the first time, contact our professionals today!
"I’ve been using Biomedical Waste Services, Inc. for nearly 20 years! I’ve had superior customer service since day one with no surprises on our invoices."
- Dr. Kim