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MediWaste offers full service medical waste management services throughout the entire state of West Virginia, including but not limited to:Beckley, Charleston, Huntington, Hurricane and South Charleston.

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West Virginia EPA State Definitions

Classifications of Waste

Infectious medical waste is medical waste which is capable of producing an infectious disease. Medical waste shall be considered capable of producing an infectious disease if it has been, or is likely to have been, contaminated by an organism likely to be pathogenic to healthy humans, if such organism is not routinely and freely available in the community, and such organism has a significant probability of being present in sufficient quantities and with sufficient virulence to transmit disease.

Types of Wastes

Cultures and stock of microorganisms and biologicals:
Blood and Blood Products:
Pathological Wastes:
Sharps:
Animal Carcasses, Body Parts, Bedding and Related Wastes:
Isolation Wastes:
Class 4 Viral Agents: Any residue or contaminated soil, water, or other debris resulting from the cleanup of a spill of any infectious medical waste; and Waste contaminated by or mixed with infectious medical waste.

Storage Requirements

Section 8 of the Infectious Medical Waste Rule, 64CSR56, addresses storage of medical wastes. In summary it states that wastes: shall not be stored onsite for more than thirty (30) days, shall be stored at or near the point of pickup or treatment in a manner that maintains the integrity of the containers (prevents leakage, provides protection from water, rain, and wind). The storage area shall be: constructed of easily cleanable, impermeable, durable materials, the floor shall not be carpeted or have open seams, and floor drains must discharge to a sanitary sewer disposal system. Storage areas must be kept clean and in good repair, have access control to prohibit unauthorized entry, and be posted with the international biohazard symbol.

West Virginia State Resources

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources

  • One Davis Square, Suite 100
    Charleston, WV 25301
  • (304) 558-7899

West Virginia Chamber of Commerce

  • 1624 Kanawha Blvd. East
    Charleston, WV 25311
  • (304) 342-1115

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection

  • 601 57th Street SE
    Charleston, WV 25304
  • (304) 926-0440

West Virginia 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 West Virginia Healthcare Evironmental Resource Center

West Virginia Online Osha Compliance Program

MediWaste offers online OSHA Compliance training focusing on West Virginia 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.