BUFFALO MEDICAL WASTE

DISPOSAL SERVICES OF NEW YORK

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    BUFFALO MEDICAL WASTE

    DISPOSAL SERVICES OF NEW YORK

    WE WILL GIVE YOU THE BEST PRICE FOR AN ON CALL OR SET SCHEDULED MEDICAL WASTE PICKUP

    Serving Buffalo's Medical Waste and Sharps Disposal Needs

    AdvoWaste Medical Services has the experience and expertise to handle your companies Buffalo medical waste disposal needs in NY. Whether your facility is a large hospital such as Buffalo General Medical Center, or a small private practice, we offer a full range of services for collecting, handling and disposing regulated medical waste in Buffalo New York.

    AdvoWaste offers extremely flexible on-call or set scheduled medical waste pickup services that fit your companies busy schedule. Our drivers are highly trained in all local Buffalo, NY State and federal laws in proper medical waste handling techniques. We can even train your employees to ensure that your company is always in full compliance with the ever-changing complex laws and rules. AdvoWaste Medical guarantees to save your company at least 30% off your current medical waste company in Buffalo. Call us now at (877) 960-1033 for a quick, hassle-free quote.

    Local Resources for Buffalo Medical Waste Disposal in New York

    New York State Dept of Environmental Consideration
    Regional Office
    74 Franklin Street
    Buffalo, NY 14202
    (518) 402-9167
    ci.buffalo.ny.us
    Erie County Department of Health
    95 Franklin Street
    Buffalo, NY 14202
    (716) 858-­7690
    erie.gov
    Buffalo Police Department
    695 Main Street
    Buffalo, NY 14203
    (716) 851-4403
    bpdny.org

    Call us at (855) 678­-1098 for a free and hassle-free quote! Save at least 30% off your current Buffalo medical waste disposal company.

    Frequently Asked Questions About Medical Waste Removal in Buffalo, New York

    What is considered regulated medical waste?

    Regulated medical waste is defined in the State of New York as any waste produced by the diagnosis, treatment or immunization of human beings or animals. Five subcategories are included: cultures and stocks; human pathological wastes; human blood and blood products; sharps; and animal waste.

    What are the Buffalo medical waste collection procedures in NY and the types/specifications of containers and bags used?

    New York state law dictates that containment of regulated medical waste must be separate from other wastes. Containers used for the containment of any biohazardous waste must be marked prominently on the containers with the universal warning sign or the words Biohazardous Waste.

    What is the trend in volume of RMW?

    The Sustainability Roadmap for Hospitals, a coalition of organizations committed to increasing environmental sustainability in hospitals and medical centers, estimates that the average health care facility generates as much as 25 pounds of bioharardous waste per patient per day.

    How can the health of a worker whose job is incineration of medical waste be protected?

    Employees handling medical waste in Buffalo should always practice extreme caution. Consider receiving the Hepatitis B vaccine if you are exposed to blood, and always use barrier items like face shields, masks gloves and gowns. Always wash hands after handling medical waste.

    Where can I find information about technical specifications of masks, gloves, and shoes for protecting people handling regulated medical waste in Buffalo?

    Technical specifications vary by product. Always check with the manufacturer to determine the proper use and safety for handling medical waste.

    What is the average density of infectious medical waste used in calculating autoclave size necessary to treat a specific weight or tonnage of waste?

    Infectious waste generally ranges between a weight of 3.5 to 5.5 pounds per cubic foot.

    How often does our waste need to picked up if we generate less than 50 pounds of medical waste each month?

    The State of New York does not impose time limits on how frequently regulated medical waste in Buffalo may be stored at a facility, as long as it is kept in an area clearly marked with the word “Biohazard” and the corresponding universal biohazard symbol. The area must be well ventilated, kept away from the public and accessed only by authorized employees.

    Request a free quote today or call (855) 678­-1098 for more information about biohazardous medical waste management in Buffalo NY.