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MediWaste offers full-service medical waste management services throughout the entire state of Connecticut, including but not limited to: Bridgeport, Danbury, Milford, New Haven and West Haven.
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Connecticut EPA State Definitions
Classifications of Waste
Biomedical Waste (BMW) means any infectious, pathological and/or chemotherapy waste generated during the administration of medical care or the performance of medical research involving humans or animals. The definition of BMW excludes hazardous and radioactive waste as defined in state law. Some examples of BMW include blood and other bodily fluids, sharps, discarded animal carcasses known to have been exposed to an infectious agent, etc.
Types of Wastes
- Infectious waste (including sharps).
- Pathological waste.
- Chemotherapy waste.
- Mixed with a Biomedical Waste.
- Disposable non-decontaminated reusable containers.
BMW must be stored in such a way that it avoids mixing with other materials, and access to it must be limited to personnel authorized by the generator, transporter, or solid waste facility operator to handle it. Outdoor storage areas, such as dumpsters, sheds, or trailers, must be locked. Furthermore, the areas used for storage must be constructed of finished materials that are impermeable and capable of being easily maintained in a sanitary condition. The waste itself should be stored in a manner and location that protects it from water, precipitation, wind, animals, and does not provide a breeding place or food source for insects or rodents. To maintain a non-putrescent state, BMW may be refrigerated during storage. Finally, a sign displaying the universal biohazard symbol and/or the words �BIOHAZARD� must be posted wherever BMW is stored.
Connecticut State Resources
Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
Connecticut Department of Public Health
Connecticut Chamber of Commerce
Connecticut 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 Connecticut Healthcare Evironmental Resource Center
Connecticut Online Osha Compliance Program
MediWaste offers online OSHA Compliance training focusing on Connecticut 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.