Regulated Medical Waste Disposal including Sharps
Sharps include needles, lancets (fingerstick devices), syringes, auto injectors, scalpel blades, pipettes, and discarded glass or rigid vials containing infectious agents.
Red Bag Waste, Biohazard Waste, Infectious Waste, Chemo Waste Removal
Infectious waste that is dripable, pourable, or can flake off must go into red biohazard bags before it’s treated. Examples include: plastic vaginal speculums, used specimen swabs, used urine specimen cups, urine dipsticks, blood-soaked drapes, gloves, or anything contaminated with feces.
MERI also collects Trace Chemotherapy, antineoplastic or cytotoxic waste vials and syringes, laboratory waste, blood, regulated human body fluids, research animal waste that’s not been decontaminated, pathological waste and various sharps noted above.