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What is Medical Waste?

Medical waste is defined by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as any solid waste that is generated in the diagnosis, treatment, or immunization of human beings or animals, in research pertaining thereto, or in the production or testing of biologicals. According to the EPA, medical waste is one of the four most hazardous waste types that poses a significant risk to human health and the environment.

Manistee, Michigan Medical Waste Definition

In Manistee, Michigan and the state of Michigan medical waste is defined as Cultures and stocks of infectious agents, Human and animal blood and body fluids, Sharps, Pathological waste (organs, tissues, etc.), and Contaminated animal waste infectious to humans.

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The Risks of Sharps Medical Waste in Manistee, Michigan

One of the most dangerous things one can do is to improperly dispose of sharps waste in Manistee, Michigan. When not handled or disposed of properly, those needles and other sharps can end up in places that they should never be. Endangering the workers, public and environment. Healthcare workers are trained in precautionary, safety, and legal requirements when it comes to disposing of sharps in Manistee, Michigan.

The home user for medicinal purposes, or the illicit drug user, probably did not have had the same opportunity to learn about the importance of proper Manistee, Michigan sharps disposal.

Should you find yourself in a public spot and see sharps medical waste, call your health department, and never attempt to pick up sharps medical waste by hand.

Manistee, Michigan Medical Waste Disposal Services

Medical waste disposal is the process of safely eliminating any infectious agents in medical waste that might be in direct or indirect contact with blood or bodily fluids. We offer Medical Waste Disposal Services for Manistee, Michigan commercial and medical facilities.

Michigan Medical Waste Services Manistee, Michigan and we offer a full range of consultation, disposal, and shredding services for a variety of businesses and healthcare facilities, services including Sharps disposal, Biohazardous waste disposal, Chemical waste disposal, Radioactive waste disposal, Needles, syringes, lancets, and other sharps. We also offer pharmaceutical waste disposal, as well as compliance training.

Manistee About

Manistee is part of Northern Michigan. At the mouth of the Manistee River is the Manistee Pierhead lights (north and south piers) that were built in 1873 and replaced in 1927.

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Manistee, Michigan Information

Manistee is a city in the state of Michigan. The population is 6,226. It is the county seat of Manistee County. The name “Manistee” is from an Ojibwe word first applied to the principal river of the county. The derivation is not certain, but it may be from ministigweyaa, “river with islands at its mouth”. Other sources claim that it was an Ojibwe term meaning “spirit of the woods”.