How to Manage Your Medical Waste

If you are working at a medical facility, you probably deal with medical waste on a daily basis. This post is here to help you understand how to manage your medical waste and learn how to handle, separate, store, transport, and dispose of it properly. Planning & Handling When handling medical waste, you need to […]

The Different Types of Medical Waste

Potentially Infectious Medical Waste (PIMW) typically falls into several categories: pathological, sharps, pharmaceutical, chemotherapy and other items suspected of being contaminated with infectious pathogens. Disposing of each one requires a specific method that is in compliance with industry standards, state and federal regulations. Medical waste can be produced by many different points of care such […]

Are Reusable Sharps Containers Right For You?

Are Reusable Sharps Containers Right For You? When handling medical waste, safety comes first. Using a sharps container gives you ample protection to make sure no one harms themselves with something sharp. A reusable sharps container has many benefits including being cost-efficient, better for the environment, and having more safety features. First, let’s talk about […]

How Do We Dispose of Medical Waste?

How Do We Dispose of Medical Waste? So you know how to properly handle medical waste, and you understand how important it is to ensure it is done properly due to the grave risks. You recognize the various types of waste and the different considerations that come with them. At this point, you may be […]

Medical Waste Handling: Safe Practices In The Workplace

Medical Waste Handling: Safe Practices In The Workplace It may come as no surprise to anyone that medical waste poses a special hazard to those who come into contact with it. Direct exposure can result in serious issues. Extra care must be taken when dealing with medical waste and proper safety practices are essential. While […]

Medical Waste For At Home Care

Medical Waste For At Home Care Watching a loved one succumb to illness can be one of the most heartbreaking experiences to go through. Sometimes they are able to undergo treatment or recovery at home where they can be more comfortable. Home Healthcare and Hospice providers are essential partners in today’s healthcare environment. This will […]

How To Safely Handle Bloody Bandages

How To Safely Handle Bloody Bandages Everyone has to use a bandage once in a while. For many, the most they’ll need is a small injury bandage to cover something minor like a paper cut. In the case of serious injury, you would need larger, or perhaps more, bandages. These bandages can easily get covered […]

Medical Waste Disposal For Veterinarians

Medical Waste Disposal For Veterinarians Medical facilities don’t only exist for human use. Our furry, feathered, and scaled companions all require medical treatment, and medical treatment leads to medical waste. Just like with human medical waste, proper disposal is critical for safety and legal reasons. Fortunately a professional medical waste company like AMS MedWaste can […]

Making Homemade Hand Sanitizer

Making Homemade Hand Sanitizer One of the best ways to protect yourself and limit the spread of COVID-19 is washing your hands. However, doing so can be difficult when you’re on the go, so that’s where hand sanitizer comes in handy. Since hand sanitizer is in high demand, it is possible that you might not […]

What You Should Do With Old Medications

What You Should Do With Old Medications Everybody ends up with some manner of expired medication in the old cabinet sooner or later. For some they may not see it as a big deal, leaving them to sit for years and years. Others like to clear out old things when it is time. But there […]