Regulated Waste Training Saves Money and Lives
Jun 15, 2017
Everyone on the planet generates waste. At home, we usually have our own waste disposal and recycling routines and a waste management company that picks up our waste on a weekly basis. But what about in the workplace?
Proper waste management is just as important in our place of business. Making sure your employees and coworkers are properly trained on the correct disposal of regulated waste can save you time, money, and can potentially save lives. Let’s find out how beneficial this really is:
Generating waste and having it removed from your place of business costs money. Disposing of different waste items in their proper containers ensures that you are not paying more to dispose of certain types of waste. For example putting general, non-hazardous waste in a sharps container. Along these same lines, you can hold waste training sessions in your own building, rather than paying to send employees to train elsewhere.
If you work in a medical or laboratory setting, you know that your business generates some waste that is considered potentially hazardous. This type of waste requires special disposal procedures, as it may contain sharp needles or tools that are contaminated with bacteria or infection. In the worst cases of medical waste being disposed of improperly, an infection can spread to persons handling the waste and in rare cases may lead to death.
Luckily for business owners, there are companies that specialize in regulated waste management who are highly educated on how to properly handle and dispose of all kinds of waste. You can always hold training sessions in your place of business to ensure that your employees and coworkers are educated on proper waste disposal practices, but you have a very simple alternative. Hire a waste management services company! Outsourcing this activity to a professional company will save you time on training and give you confidence that proper practices are being carried out every step of the way.
Biomedical Waste Services (BWS) is a regulated waste solutions company that has been providing services in their field for 30 years. They have a flawless compliance record and their employees receive quarterly training on EPA, DOT and State regulations.
Here at BWS, we provide Maryland and the surrounding areas with regulated waste solutions including, but not limited to: medical waste reduction plans, recycling and reusing programs, and optimization of collection schedules and equipment. To learn more about our services or begin a new waste management plan for your business, contact the 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