Don't get stuck on medical waste
- SAUDI ARABIA: GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES MAY BOOST DEMAND FOR MEDICAL WASTE TREATMENT EQUIPMENT. // Middle East Business Intelligence;10/20/2002, Vol. 20 Issue 19, p1
Reports on the expected growth in the market for medical waste treatment in Saudi Arabia. Government guidelines on the closing down of on-site medical waste treatment plants in Saudi Arabia hospitals; Subcontracting of medical waste treatment work by health care establishments; Expected annual...
- Critical questions: A plain-English look at insuring medical waste. Tompkins, Jim; Noske, Karen // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing;05/11/98, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p21B
Discusses how medical facilities in the United Statescan protect themselves from environmental-impact lawsuits resulting from medical wastes. Efforts to address medical waste disposal; Purchase of insurance specializing in medical waste; Firms addressing pollution concerns through...
- Oklahoma police find medwaste in creek. // Waste News;04/27/98, Vol. 3 Issue 50, p6
Presents information on the discovery of medical waste in a creek behind a trailer park in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Indication of the type of waste found; Comments from Assistant Police Chief, Raymond Rodgers.
- Medical waste treatment and disposal methods used by... Klangsin, Pornwipa; Harding, Anna K. // Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association;Jun98, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p516
Investigates medical waste practices used by hospitals in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, which includes the majority of hospitals in the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Region 10. Overview of the study; Results and discussion; Conclusions and recommendations.
- Iowa county landfill fines hospital. // Waste News;08/18/97, Vol. 3 Issue 14, p6
Reports that the Cerro Gordo County (Iowa) landfill has fined a Mason City hospital for improper disposal of infectious medical waste. Sum of money which the hospital was fined; Imposition of preventive measures against future disposal violations.
- Critical condition. Feagans, Brian // Business Mexico;Aug1997, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p50
Presents information on regulating medical waste in Mexico. Details on the construction of Mexico's biggest medical waste treatment facility; Information on the joint venture between Pennoni International and Chicago-based Stericycle; When the facility is expected to be finished; Comments from...
- Medical wastes come home. Chen, Ingfei; Franklin, Deborah // Health (Time Inc. Health);May/Jun93, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p21
Offers a look at the explosion in home health care and the problem of medical wastes in household trash. Needle-stick injuries reported by sanitation workers; Study at the federal Agency for Toxic Substances gathering data; Details.
- Red alert. Geiselman, Bruce // Waste News;04/13/98, Vol. 3 Issue 48, p1
Reports on April 13, 1998, that the onus is on state and local government in the United States, to adopt rules specifically dealing with medical waste treatment and disposal. View that the regulations can result in confusion for medical waste management companies; Areas the regulations vary;...
- U.S. must act on medwaste. // Waste News;04/13/98, Vol. 3 Issue 48, p8
Editorial. Comments on the disposal of medical waste in the United States. Reference to the Medical Waste Tracking Act of 1988, signed by Former President Ronald Reagan; When the rules issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency were implemented; Claim that Congress did nothing to...