KENTUCKY MEDICAL WASTE SERVICES AND OSHA COMPLIANCE TRAINING

Kentucky Medical Services Offered

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OUR KENTUCKY SERVICE AREAS

MediWaste offers full service medical waste management services throughout the entire state of Kentucky, including but not limited to: Bowling Green, Elizabethtown, Lexington, Louisville and Owensboro.

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Kentucky EPA State Definitions

Classifications of Waste

Medical services wastes are those solid waste materials which are potentially capable of causing disease or injury and which are generated in connection with human or animal care through inpatient and outpatient services. Medical services waste shall not include any solid waste that has been classified as a hazardous waste, or that is radioactive treatment material.

Types of Wastes

Contaminated sharps are all discarded sharp items derived from patient care in medical, research, or industrial facilities including glass vials containing materials defined as infectious, suture needles, hypodermic needles, scalpel blades, and Pasteur pipettes. Cultures and stocks of infectious agents are specimen cultures collected from medical and pathological laboratories, cultures and stocks of infectious agents from research and industrial laboratories, wastes from the production of biological agents, discarded live and attenuated vaccines, and culture dishes and devices used to transfer, inoculate or mix cultures. Blood and blood products. Pathological wastes are human tissues and body parts that are removed during surgery or autopsy.

Storage Requirements

All medical services waste shall be stored in a manner and in a container that will prevent the transmission of disease or the causing of injury. Hypodermic needles and syringes, scalpel blades, suture needles, or other sharp objects shall be stored only in a rigid, puncture-resistant container that has been closed to prevent the escape of any material, including liquids or aerosols. All reusable containers used to store infectious waste shall be cleaned and disinfected before each use.

 

Kentucky State Resources

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services

  • 275 E. Main St.
    Frankfort, KY 40621
  • (502) 564-5497

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

  • 200 Mero Street
    Frankfort, KY 40622
  • (502) 564-4890

Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

  • 464 Chenault Rd
    Frankfort, KY 40601
  • (502) 695-4700

Kentucky Healthcare Environmental Resource Center

This site provides pollution prevention and compliance assistance information for the healthcare sector. It is intended to be a comprehensive resource, covering all the varieties of hospital wastes, and all the rules that apply to them, including both federal regulations and the specific rules that apply in your state.

Click here to visit the Kentucky Healthcare Evironmental Resource Center

Kentucky Online Osha Compliance Program

MediWaste offers online OSHA Compliance training focusing on Kentucky State OSHA guidelines.

We understand the importance of saving you money without sacrificing service. MediWaste Disposal will be your partner in your medical waste management program by being a low-cost provider of medical waste disposal and OSHA training services.