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Melvindale, Michigan Medical Waste Disposal

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.

Melvindale, Michigan Medical Waste Definition

In Melvindale, 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 Melvindale, Michigan

One of the most dangerous things one can do is to improperly dispose of sharps waste in Melvindale, 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 Melvindale, 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 Melvindale, 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.

Melvindale, 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 Melvindale, Michigan commercial and medical facilities.

Michigan Medical Waste Services Melvindale, 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.

Melvindale About

Melvindale is a city in Wayne County in the state of Michigan. The city’s population is 12,851. Melvindale’s slogan is “The Little City with a Big Heart.”. The city has a total area of 2.76 square miles, of which 2.72 square miles is land and 0.04 square miles is water.

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Melvindale, Michigan Information

Melvindale serves an important role for railroad traffic in Metro Detroit. The Norfolk Southern Railway Oakwood Yard, located along its Detroit District, divides the city into northwest and southeast sides. The Canadian National Railway Dearborn Subdivision serves as the city’s western boundary, and the Conrail Shared Assets Lincoln Secondary, serving as a direct route between Detroit and Toledo, Ohio for CSX Transportation trains, passes through industrial areas in the far southeast corner of the city, which is also the location of the remnants of the Conrail Lincoln Yard.