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May 21, 2018

Those who work in the healthcare industry, individuals visiting a facility or those who have needles and sharps in a home setting are at risk for a needlestick or sharps injury, causing exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious material (OPIM)....

April 13, 2018

People who are wanting microblading, microstroking, 3D permanent brows and dermal cosmetics, all processes to achieve permanent makeup, are making sure the specialist is licensed, registered and certified.  These credentials bring assurance, a level of professionalism...

April 6, 2018

Which has more to offer, a local or national medical waste company? Ten answers to providing local, medical waste disposal:


1. What services does San Diego Medical Waste offer?


• Biohazard, pharmaceutical and sharps waste disposal
• Medical waste disposal guide and com...

April 6, 2018

Disposal of Home-Generated Sharps (Needles, Syringes and Lancets)

Home-generated sharps waste is defined as hypodermic needles, pen needles, intravenous needles, acupuncture needles, lancets, and other devices that are used to penetrate skin for the delivery of medicati...

March 30, 2018

Bloodborne pathogens training is a federal law, mandated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). This law requires that all employees, exposed to bloodborne pathogens or other potentially infectious material (OPIM), must have (BBP) training at the...

March 23, 2018

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), in conjunction with each state, and under the direction of the Department of Labor, operates OSHA-approved state plans. OSHA’s standards and regulations inhibit a safe and healthy work environment, free from haz...

March 19, 2018

The Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, was implemented and is regulated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). This standard serves to protect those who work in healthcare, and others working  in similar occupations, reducing...

March 12, 2018

Improper disposal of hazardous and pharmaceutical waste, also known as universal waste, can cause health and environmental concerns for humans, plants and animals. The disposal is regulated, federally and locally.

San Diego Medical Waste’s knowledge and expertise in thi...

March 9, 2018

While each state has its own regulatory rules, OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and each state follow similar guidelines.

San Diego Medical Waste can help you learn the difference between healthcare-related waste, labeled as regulated medical, infect...

February 28, 2018

Security may be a concern in some areas of facili­ties using sharps disposal containers. For in­stance, to prevent children and others from putting their hands into the containers, the facility should consider selecting containers with guards that prevent bands or fing...

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