Quantcast

Latest Sharps waste Stories

2014-05-16 12:27:42

National Diabetes Volunteer Leadership Council Urges California Lawmakers to Reconsider CA AB 1893 SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Diabetes Volunteer Leadership Council (NDVLC) strongly opposes proposed legislation (CA AB 1893) that would place undue financial burden on people with diabetes by requiring the purchase of sharps disposal containers each and every time they purchase needles and lancets. Currently the Medical Waste Management Act...

2013-07-22 23:22:21

Medasend Biomedical, Inc. will become the hazardous waste and medical waste services provider for Chula Vista VA (Veterans Affairs) Hospital, part of the San Diego VA Healthcare System (VASDHS), the healthcare services company announced on Monday. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 The deal will provide the Chula Vista, California VA clinic with a complete suite of hazardous, pharmaceutical and medical waste management services to be fully integrated in July by Medasend's compliance...

2011-06-24 10:28:00

BRONX, N.Y., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniels Sharpsmart Inc., the world's largest provider of reusable systems for sharps disposal, has acquired the Bronx medical waste facility from Stericycle making Daniels the second largest medical waste disposal company in North America. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110624/DC25808 ) Daniels' acquisition of the Bronx facility, its 14th in the United States, significantly expands Daniels' capabilities throughout the East Coast as...

2011-04-13 06:30:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. and HOUSTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) and Waste Management Healthcare Solutions, a subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), today announced an agreement to recycle medical sharps waste from hospitals and other healthcare facilities. The companies are jointly launching the BD ecoFinity(TM) Life Cycle Solution, an innovative service that will recycle medical sharps waste and utilize the material to...

2011-02-10 06:15:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharps Compliance Corp., (Nasdaq: SMED) a leading full-service provider of cost-effective management solutions for medical waste and unused patient medications, is helping medical and other healthcare professional offices like doctors, dentists, vets, clinics, tattoo studios, and skilled nursing or assisted living facilities save time, money and the environment with a "GREEN" alternative to their traditional medical waste pick-up service. To view...

2011-01-24 07:00:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, and Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego today announced that they have implemented an innovative pilot program at the Hospital that is designed to safely divert a significant percentage of BD sharps waste from landfills and utilize the recycled materials. Single-use, disposable medical devices such as needles and syringes provide...

2010-11-02 00:00:38

How to Dispose of Used Sharps? Tattoo parlors, like the medical field, deal with contaminated Sharps needles on a daily basis. These Sharps must be disposed of properly to ensure public health and safety from needle sticks by objects that could potentially be infected with Hepatitis, HIV, AIDS and other infectious diseases. There are several routes you can pursue in order to dispose of used Sharps. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) November 1, 2010 Sharps are classified as a needle or other sharp object...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
Related