According to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), hazardous waste does not simply include a blood saturated product. It includes any item contaminated by any bodily fluid that has been used during a medical or laboratory procedure.
Examples of any item:
Obviously, there is a broad range of items required to be removed at least every 30 days and legal destruction can only be certified by a medical waste manifest on file in each office producing such waste. Failing to comply with your state's regulations can result in large fines and suspension of practices.
If you are unsure if your waste is 'regulated,' Bio-Haz Solutions will gladly advise you of any requirements for disposal of your waste. Our services guarentee complete compliance with all regulations from pick up to destruction.
To look up your state's particular regulations, please enter the link below.