The Daniels Difference

 

  • We provide medical waste containers designed by clinicians for clinicians! 
     
  • All containers sanitized through a world-leading robotic washing / decontamination process. 
     
  • It is our drivers and our trucks that will service your facility, no third party hauler risk
     
  • We are up front with our costs and transparent with our contracts 
     
  • Scheduling that supports your practice – you pay only for what you need
     
  • Eliminate disposal-related needlestick injuries with our advanced sharps safety systems 
     
  • Eliminate the purchase, disposal costs and landfill of one-time-use disposable containers

Solutions

  • Regulated Medical Waste Services 
     
  • Biohazardous Sharps Services 
     
  • Pharmaceutical Waste Services 
     
  • Chemotherapy and Hazardous Waste Services 
     
  • Onsite and online compliance and education

 

Medical & Biohazardous Waste Disposal in Michigan 

 

The State of Michigan is the birthplace of the American automotive industry, and its capital, Detroit, is nicknamed Motor City. It's also the home to 2 Big Ten competitve college football programs, Michigan State University and the University of Michigan. The northern part of the state is known affectionately as the UP -- or the Upper Peninsula -- and is a vacation destination for both Michiganders and outdoors tourists from all over the US.

 

Michigan has been the heart of America’s automotive industry since the early 1900s, when popular car manufacturers GM and Ford were founded there. If Michigan is the heart of the automotive industry, then Detroit (one of Michigan’s metropolitan cities) is the epicenter. Although Lansing is the state capital, Detroit is the most known. Detroit is arguably the car capital of the world, which explains why the decline of the American automotive industry in the 1970s and 1980s held such disastrous impacts for the city, and propelled Detroit towards filing for bankruptcy in 2013. Now, the market has stabilized and Michigan’s automotive industry provides hundreds of thousands of jobs, and more than 2 million cars per year to the global market. The state has 2200 facilities that conduct automotive research, design, engineering, testing, manufacturing and validation, and also boasts the world’s first self-driving highway test facility. While it may not have been an automative industry giant, Grand Rapids has held the title of "Beer City USA" more than any other US city.

 

Michigan's flourishing Healthcare Sector 

Another industry that is flourishing in Michigan is healthcare. There are approximately 175 hospitals in Michigan, 7 of which regularly appear on “America’s 100 Best Hospitals” list. These hospitals, along with various other medical and healthcare facilities in Michigan naturally produce medical and biohazardous waste which is where Daniels Health comes into the picture. Daniels Health has been providing medial waste management and sharps disposal expertize to the Michigan healthcare sector for over 10 years. In 2010 we established our own facility in Michigan which offers collection, disposal and treatment of medical and biohazardous waste for hundreds of hospitals and healthcare facilities throughout Michigan, Ohio, Iowa, and Pennsylvania. We are proudly local. 
 

The transport, treatment and disposal of medical and biohazardous waste in Michigan is regulated by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Waste and Hazardous Materials Division. To comply with the regulations outlined by the division, facilities that generate medical and biohazardous waste must not keep the waste on the premises where it was produced, for more than 90 days. Additionally, healthcare facilities that generate any waste at all, must register with the state body. This can be a complex process, involving a registration application and associated fees. 

 

 


 

At Daniels Health, we’ve established ourselves as a dynamic healthcare waste management solution provider, to the healthcare professionals of Michigan. Our clients in Michigan trust us to ensure they comply with the state’s waste management laws.

 

We provide safe cradle to grave biohazardous and medical waste management.

 

Unlike other waste management service providers, we protect the process from cradle (generation) to grave (disposal) and assume full responsibility for the security of your waste. As the waste generator is responsible for the waste they produce UNTIL such time as it is disposed of, having a medical waste partner that holds high risk insurance and assumes full responsibility of the medical waste pickup, transport, treatment and disposal is critical. To ensure your risk is minimized, it is our drivers, our trucks and our processing facility that manages your waste - no third parties involved! This combined with our years of experience and innovative approach, means that your waste is safe with us. We are different, because we:

  • Leverage innovation, in everything that we do
  • Partner with you to reduce medical and biohazardous waste and the associated costs
  • Only issue transparent contracts, with scheduling to suit your needs
  • Provide clinically designed sharps, medical and pharmaceutical containers proven to dramatically reduce hygiene, infection, security and safety risks. 
  • Have delivered 32 years of safer sharps disposal through the invention of the Daniels Sharpsmart sharps container - up to 87% reduction in needlestick injuries. 
  • Manage your waste locally from our Michigan-based facility - no brokerage, no third parties, no interstate treatment complexities 
  • Mitigate risk at every opportunity, to ensure our clients remain compliant under complex state regulations
     

Daniels Health understands the needs of healthcare facilities in Michigan state.
Contact us and see how we can help your facility better manage medical and biohazardous waste disposal.

 

855 251 2655         Request a quote      

 

 

Michigan State Resources & Requirements

Daniels Michigan Site 

5770 N. Hix Road 

Westland MI 48185

888 952 5580

Daniels Michigan Site

549 Ionia Avenue SW 

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

888 952 5580

Waste Classification

Regulated Medical Waste is classified as:

Cultures and stocks of infectious agents and associated biologicals (including laboratory waste, biological production wastes), Liquid human and animal waste, including blood and blood products and body fluids, but not including urine or materials stained with blood or body fluids. Pathological waste, which includes human organs, tissues, body parts. Sharps, which includes needles, syringes, scalpels, and intravenous tubing with needles attached. Contaminated wastes from animals that have been exposed to agents infectious to humans

Storage Requirements

Michigan state requirements mandate:

Appropriate bags, containers and packaging should be in use at all times to ensure medical waste segregation. Medical waste (including sharps) may not be stored by a producing facility for longer than 90 days. The storage period begins on the date when the container use is initiated.

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