Because your Safety, and Smile, are our Passion Dentists are encouraged to use Best Management Practices to help reduce the effects of amalgam waste on the environment. For this, the American Dental Association (ADA) offers important tips for managing and recycling dental amalgam waste in an effort to help protect the environment. Stock amalgam capsules in a […]
Pharmaceuticals Need to get into the Green In a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers found that nearly 60 percent of Americans are taking prescription drugs, and those drugs impact the environment by entering the water through disposal and bodily waste. The amount of drugs that our bodies break down varies. […]
Managing Medical Waste at Nursing Homes Did you know that long-term care facilities are some of the biggest producers of medical waste? Residents at nursing homes generally require more medication than hospitals, veterinarian clinics and other medical facilities. While some wastes may be hazardous or non-hazardous by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, it’s important […]
Spread the Containers, not the Diseases Did you know that some of the most important tools in the hospital setting are medical waste bins? The possibility always exists of acquiring an illness during a hospital stay. It happens all the time. In fact, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates two million people […]
How to Safely Dispose of Unused Medication We are all responsible for disposing of medications safely. Medications that go unused and expire are a hazard. Oftentimes, there is a bit of leftover liquid after a prescribed medicine has been taken. How do you dispose of it? Should it be thrown in the trash, or flushed […]
Safety Slogans to Live By Take note of these memorable phrases. Post them, share them, say them over and over again, memorize them and live by them. If you’re not safety conscious, you could end up unconscious. SO THINK ABOUT IT! A good safety culture is built over time. It is never given. Practice prevention […]
Use extreme caution around medical waste. First and foremost, medical and infectious waste, in solid or liquid form, is hazardous to humans. Originating from any medical facility, medical and infectious waste can consist of waste generated in the diagnosis, treatment or immunization of human beings or animals which has been or is likely to have […]
As a healthcare professional, you recognize the importance of proper waste disposal. What many people don’t realize is the probability of further contamination can be more dangerous than the initial threat. A used needle could sit and mix with other bacteria. If someone pokes themselves with the needle, they could be exposed to more than […]
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