Medical Waste Disposal Massachusetts

B & D Associates, Inc. a leading provider of Medical Waste Disposal Massachusetts services wishes to let you know about common infractions we see in regards to these services. The states Minimum Requirements for the Management of Medical and Biological Waste are listed here to keep you in compliance with Medical Waste Disposal Massachusetts.

First we will get the bad news out of the way, penalties for infractions are set at no less then $100 to no more then $500 per day. Total costs are capped at $25,000 with up to 2 years in the House of Corrections. It is very important to conduct your practices in the appropriate manner.

  1. Medical Waste Disposal Massachusetts storage facilities on-site must be clearly labeled.
  2. These Storage Facilities must be uncarpeted.
  3. Storage facilities for Medical Waste must be equipped for unauthorized access.
  4. You are required to have a once per calendar year pick up.
  5. Shipping papers are required and should be in the form of a medical waste tracking form.
  6. Medical Waste Disposal Massachusetts considers Dental Wires to be Sharps.
  7. This is the one we see strangely enough as the most common; Sharps must be in a red, fluorescent orange or orange-red container that is leakproof, rigid, puncture resistant and shatter proof.
  8. Amalgam, amalgam traps and amalgam separators are not Medical Waste. They are handled separately. Amalgam Recycling is handled as a completely separate entity. Amalgam must be kept in air-tight containers and you must receive a certificate of recycling from your vendor to keep for your records. You are required to submit a form along with your records every 5 years. Please see a list of requirements for Amalgam Recycling.

If you have other questions on the services we provide please check out our website at WWW.SAFEMEDICALWASTE.COM or feel free to call Andy Thornton at 877-486-3456

B & D Associates has been working with clients since 1974 to keep them in compliance with environmental regulations. We handle many varieties of regulated waste streams. We service all of New England from our headquarters in Concord NH

Sharps Disposal and Shredding Services Massachusetts

B & D Associates picks up medical waste for disposal and documents for shredding on our regular truck routes to Wakefield, Malden and Chelsea Massachusetts.  We currently work with Dentists, Orthopedic Surgeons, Laboratories , Universities, Photo Labs, Veterinarians and Commercial Printers both in Massachusetts and throughout New England and are always looking to add to our clients base. In fact, in this area we are offering a Guaranteed 10% Savings off your current vendor for Sharps and Medical Waste Disposal.

Infectious Waste is a serious matter and you can look to B & D Associates, Inc. to maintain your Environmental Compliance. Since 1974, B & D Associates has been a leader in New England. We are the only New England Company recognized by the Mass DEP for Sharps Disposal.  Our Treatment Facility for Silver Recycling and X-ray Film Recycling is also a recognized by the Department of Environmental Services.

Are you looking to compare pricing on your shredding needs, give Kyle Paquin a call at 877-486-3456. Check us out on line at www.safemedicalwaste.com

How should you choose a medical waste disposal company in Massachusetts?

Does your Massachusetts business have Sharps Disposal, Regulated Medical Waste or Red Bag Waste?  Are you unhappy with your infectious waste removal, transportation, and treatment provider?  Here are some things to consider when looking at a Medical Waste Disposal Company Massachusetts.

Are they listed by the Massachusetts Government as a bona fide Sharps Disposal Company?  Here is a listing on the Mass.gov website for Medical Waste Disposal Company Massachusetts.

Is the company your considering to use a broker?  If your using a broker you are paying a middleman to have the bio-hazard waste removed from your facility and treated. Use a local company and go direct.

Does the company you are considering offer an on-call service or only scheduled pick-ups?  Does your business fluctuate at certain times of the year? Make sure to use a company that is flexible enough to meet your needs.

In this industry, companies often try to build up their sharps disposal business to sell it to a national corporation. This has happened to two of the major independent medical waste disposal company Massachusetts over the past two years.  Be wary of a company that only provides this one service. Diversity is the key to long-term, successful business–if the company is only focused on one service, they may just be building up to sell.

Search Google Maps’ satellite view for the headquarters of any company you considering as a business partner. If the company’s headquarters appear to be a residence, you may want to be skeptical of what is happening to your red bag waste and sharps one they leave your business. Will this company be around next year?

Finally, do a search for fines or issues from any perspective medical waste disposal company Massachusetts you are considering using.  Get references from some of their clients.  Sometimes the cheapest company is not always the best. By asking around and researching potential regulated waste disposal companies for your business, you should be able to find a valuable business partner.

B & D Associates, Inc has been in business for almost 40 years.  These are some of the questions and concerns we feel companies should be aware of when trusting someone to handle your Sharps Disposal in Massachusetts or any state and any type of Regulated Waste.  You can learn more about B & D Associates at WWW.SAFEMEDICALWASTE.COM  Some of the other services we provide are X-ray Film Recycling, Treatment of Used Fixer and Developer, Amalgam Recycling, Lead Foil Recycling and Shredding Services.

Call Andy Thornton at 877-486-3456 to go over your needs.