Medical & Biohazardous Waste Disposal in Nebraska
Once known as the “Great American Desert,” Nebraska is more than just the birthplace of the Reuben, the Black Hills Gold Rush, Runza, Kool-Aid, Marlon Brando and Warren Buffett.
The “Cornhusker State” is neighbors with Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, South Dakota and Wyoming, attracting visitors from all over who come to explore its historical and natural beauty. Nature lovers can meander through the Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, watch the spring migrations at Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, cycle the “Cowboy Trail” in the Niobrara River Valley or go canoeing on the river. See where Chief Crazy Horse died in Fort Robinson State Park or hunt for fossils in the Ashville Fossil Beds State Historical Park. In the west, the Panhandle Historic Sites is home to the 300-foot “Chimney Rock,” a landmark for the Oregon Trail settlers and Scotts Bluff National Monument. Stargazers from around the globe converge every August to Merritt Reservoir's Snake River
Campground for the “Nebraska Star Party,” while fans of the wild west visit North Platte, hometown of Buffalo Bill Cody. From late February to early April, birdwatchers flock to see half a million migrating Sandhill Cranes along the Platte River near Kearney. While in Omaha, discover the world’s largest indoor desert at the Omaha Zoo, potter for trinkets at the Old Market, relax in the stunning Lauritzen Gardens, visit the Malcolm X Memorial, take a riverfront walk on the Missouri River or retrace the steps of 90,000 migrating Mormons via the Mormon Trail. For the best food in town, finish off the day with a visit to the historic Dundee neighborhood, a bustling hub of eateries showcasing the best local produce.
In the capital Lincoln, sports fans can catch a game at Memorial Stadium, home ground for the “Nebraska Huskers” or take a stroll or drive down O Street - stretching 59 miles. Visit Elephant Hall, where you’ll find the biggest collection of elephant skeletons in the world, thanks to Lincoln County being the origin of the largest Woolly Mammoth fossil; it’s also the city where the lifesaving 911 emergency system was developed. Where there are hospitals there is medical and biohazardous waste, the management and disposal of this waste is governed by Nebraska’s DEQ (Department of Quality) and OSHA.
Under the DEQ’s regulations, these waste streams are referred to as “infectious waste” and can include:
Blood and blood products
Lab and research facility wastes (specimen cultures from medical and pathological laboratories that could be infectious)
Contaminated animal waste
These waste streams are required to undergo the correct treatment process such as chemical disinfection, incineration or autoclaving prior to being disposed of at any landfill or solid waste disposal facility.
Daniels offer expert solutions for medical waste management in Nebraska
At Daniels, we are passionate about making healthcare safer for patients and clinicians. With clinically designed solutions for the containment of pharmaceutical, trace chemotherapy waste, pathological waste, used sharps, RCRA hazardous and regulated medical waste, Daniels is the industry leader in safe healthcare waste management. Our unique product and service models caters for all sized facilities from physicians offices and surgery centers right through to multi-site hospitals, universities and laboratories. In every facility we work with, we are able to transform costs, clinical outcomes, and environmental output.
Talk to Daniels Health about implementing a “Waste Optimization Program,” to improve segregation, reduce your facility’s costs and provide an environmentally responsible solution to your infectious waste treatment.
Our pharmaceutical and medical waste audits, in conjunction with our reusable container solutions and color-coded systems improve segregation at the source. We partner with hospitals to reduce costs, minimize your healthcare waste volumes and improve efficiencies in the correct optimization of all your healthcare waste streams, which can deliver your facility the following benefits:
Reduction in sharps waste and injuries
Reduction in the volume of infectious waste
Reduction in the risk of cross-contamination
Minimize handling of infectious waste
Removal of stagnant and potentially contaminated waste bins in patient rooms
Reduction in the risk of pathogen transfer using our automated washing process
Overall improvement to labor efficiencies
Let us work with you to implement a “Waste Optimization Plan,” to help improve your workplace safety, reduce infectious waste disposal costs and provide environmentally friendly, EPA approved treatments and disposal methods.
Daniels Health understands the needs of healthcare facilities in Nebraska. Contact us and see how we can help your facility better manage your medical and biohazardous waste disposal.
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