How do I Dispose of Pathological Waste in Maryland
Mar 3, 2017
If your company is in an industry which creates pathological waste, you will need to dispose of this pathological waste correctly. If this type of waste is not disposed of correctly it can lead to fines and potentially dangerous situations for your employees, customers, and the environment. Here is how to dispose of pathological waste in Maryland.
What is Pathological Waste?
First, what is it? Pathological waste is a type of special medical waste which could contain the presence of pathogenic agents. A pathogenic agent is essentially any type of microorganism which could cause disease. Pathological waste services will typically include the removal and disposal of the following types of pathological waste:
- Animal carcasses
- Fluids removed during trauma
- Body parts other than teeth
How do I Dispose of Pathological Waste in Maryland?
In Maryland, the best way to dispose of pathological waste is to partner with a regulated waste service. They will come and pick up waste from the pathological waste generator and handle the cleaning and maintenance of the pathological waste containers provided. Once they’ve picked up your company’s pathological waste, your Maryland pathological waste service will dispose of the waste for you, typically through incineration.
Why Should I Hire BWS for my Pathological Waste Disposal?
Your company is responsible for all of your waste until it is destroyed – even if it has left your facility. This is why it is so important to work with a company that has a proven track record in pathological waste disposal. BWS has a combined 70 years of experience providing pathological waste services to Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C.
If you need pathological waste services, get in touch with BWS today. BWS is a certified regulated waste solutions company with a flawless compliance record. To get a free quote on your pathological waste removal services, give BWS a call at 800-660-6581 or fill out the form on our website today!
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