Medical Sharps: What You Need to Know for Safe Disposal

July 23, 2020

As an Indianapolis medical clinic, you are probably well aware of the laws and regulations surrounding safe sharps disposal. You’ve also most likely required your staff to undergo some type of sharps container disposal training. These regulations are in place for the health and safety of your staff and your patients, preventing accidental injury or, worse yet, contact with a bloodborne pathogen. The Med Monkey team would like to remind you of three very important safety measures to take when properly disposing of used sharps. Only Use Approved ContainersAlthough medical facilities do have sharps containers in their offices and exam rooms, this does not mean they are state-approved containers. At Med Monkey, we only provide our clients with environmentally friendly and secure plastic containers. These medical sharps disposal containers are also leak-resistant and puncture-resistant, making them safe for your patients and your staff. Do Not Place in Trash CansWhile it may seem … Continued

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3 Tips for Disposing of Veterinary Medical Waste

May 28, 2020

Veterinary clinics, animal hospitals, and veterinary emergency departments all need safe and effective medical waste solutions. Not only will this keep their staff safe, but it will also keep their clinics clean and sanitary. Med Monkey is dedicated to educating veterinary animal clinics on the best ways to properly store and dispose of any biohazard or animal medical waste. We’ve provided the three tips below to help you and your veterinary staff maintain a safe, healthy, and happy environment. 1. Properly Packaged WasteMedical waste must be stored in sanitary containers that are leak-proof, spill-proof, and tamper-proof. At Med Monkey, we use environmentally friendly plastic containers that are safe for you and your employees to use. We also make sure they are properly labeled for either sharps removal, red bag waste, or regulated medical waste.2. Medical Waste CompliantAs a veterinary clinic, you must follow all medical waste regulations required by the state … Continued

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Take Advantage of Our Sharps Medical Waste Reduction Program

January 25, 2020

Medical waste containers are often used by staff, employees, and customers for trash removal rather than for their intended purpose. This can cost your business more money than necessary on sharps waste disposal. Med Monkey provides a free medical waste reduction program for all of our customers in the Indianapolis area. Don’t allow bad habits and poor practice to cost your business more than it should. Take advantage of our sharps medical waste reduction program with the three steps outlined below.

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