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Portland, Michigan Medical Waste Disposal. In Portland, Michigan and the entire state of Michigan, there are specific regulations concerning medical waste, generators of medical waste, storage of medical waste and the ultimate treatment and disposal of said waste.
Below are just some of the requirements required by Portland, Michigan generators of medical waste as per the Michigan.gov website. You can see there is quite a bit to take in and understand. When it comes to medical waste disposal in Portland, Michigan it is often cost-effective in both time and services to use a professional medical waste disposal company.
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A Portland, Michigan facility that produces medical waste but does not treat medical waste onsite shall:
(a) Package, contain, and locate medical waste in a manner that protects and prevents the medical waste from release at the producing facility or at any time before ultimate disposal.
(b) Separate the categories of medical waste at the point of origin into appropriate containers that are labeled as required under subdivision (c).
(c) Label the containers required under subdivision (b) with a biohazard symbol or the words “medical waste” or “pathological waste” in letters not less than 1 inch high.
(d) Not compact or mix medical waste with other waste materials before decontamination, incineration, and disposal.
(e) If decontaminated medical waste is mixed with other solid waste, clearly label the container to indicate that it contains decontaminated medical waste.
(f) Store medical waste in such a manner that prevents putrefaction and prevents infectious agents from coming in contact with the air or with individuals.
(g) If medical waste is stored outside of the producing facility, store the medical waste in a secured area or locked in a container that weighs more than 500 pounds and prevent access to the area of container by vermin or unauthorized individuals.
(h) Not store medical waste on the premises of the producing facility for more than 90 days.
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Portland is a city in Ionia County of the state of Michigan. The population is 3,883. The city is situated in the south-central portion of Portland Township and is known as the “City of Two Rivers” since it is the confluence of the Grand River and the Looking Glass River.
Portland is home to Portland Public Schools and Portland Saint Patrick Catholic School and has been a Main Street Community since 2003. The first train arrived in Portland in 1869. Portland’s growth in population led to becoming a Village in 1869 and a city in 1969.