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Pharma Waste Handling in Nursing Homes

Kevin Webber - Apr 23, 2020 8:15:00 AM

Whether it’s pill bottles, syringes, or medicine tablets, pharmaceutical waste at nursing homes can consist of sensitive or hazardous material. You need the right systems in place to segregate and manage it properly for the sake of safety and compliance. Read on to learn the consequences of improper pharma waste disposal at nursing homes and best practices for managing that waste.

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The Pharma Puzzle – Dealing with Pharmaceutical Waste

Kevin Webber - Aug 29, 2019 8:29:00 AM

Dealing with pharmaceutical waste properly is very important, since getting it wrong can cause harm to people, animals and the environment, and can also have legal consequences for your facility. However, proper management of pharma waste can also be a very complicated and confusing process, given the number and complexity of state and federal regulations that apply to it. So what do you need to know to help ensure that you’re dealing with waste in a safe and compliant manner?

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Pharmaceutical Listed Waste and Why it’s Dangerous

Kevin Webber - Aug 22, 2019 8:30:00 AM

Pharmaceutical waste is one of the more complex categories of medical waste in terms of the regulations and procedures that govern its' proper segregation and disposal. There is good reason for this, since pharmaceutical waste, particularly listed waste, has the potential to be very harmful to people, animals and the environment. Given these facts, it is clearly quite important for those who hold administrative positions in healthcare or pharmacy settings to be well-informed on the details of these waste streams. So here, we’ll go over the basics on pharmaceutical listed waste and why it’s dangerous.

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