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MediWaste offers full-service medical waste management services throughout the entire state of Louisiana, including but not limited to: Baton Rouge, Covington, Metairie, New Orleans and Shreveport.

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Louisiana EPA State Definitions

Classifications of Waste

Medical waste is waste considered likely to be infectious by virtue of what it is or how it may have been generated in the context of health care or health care like activities.

Types of Wastes

Cultures and stocks of infectious agents and associated biologicals, including cultures from medical and pathological laboratories, from research and industrial laboratories. -human pathological wastes including tissue, organs, body parts and fluids removed during surgery or autopsy. -human blood, human blood products, blood collection bags, tubes and vials. -sharps used or generated in health care or laboratory settings. -bandages, diapers, blue pads and other disposable materials if they have covered infected wounds or have been contaminated by patients isolated to protect others from the spread of infectious disease. -any other refuse which has been mingled with potentially infectious biomedical waste.

Storage Requirements

Potentially infectious medical wastes must be stored in a secure manner. Compactors shall not be used for storage. Except for small quantities (defined as a single package containing less than 11 pounds of waste other than sharps or less than 2.2 pounds of sharps), wastes can be transported off the site where they were generated only by transporters permitted by the State Health Officer.

Louisiana State Resources

Department of Environmental Quality

  • Galvez Building 602 North Fifth Street
    Baton Rouge, LA 70802
  • 225-219-5337

Louisiana State Medical Society

  • 6767 Perkins Road Suite 100
    Baton Rouge, LA 70808
  • 225-763-8500

Louisiana Medical Group Management Association

  • 4400 Amb Caffery Ste A-Box 295
    Lafayette, LA 70508
  • 337-984-9777

Louisiana 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 Louisiana Healthcare Evironmental Resource Center

Louisiana Online Osha Compliance Program

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

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