Long Term Care Communities
Medical Waste Management Services for
Long Term Care Industry
Sharps Compliance is a leading provider of compliant medical waste management services to the long-term assisted living and senior care industry. Our team of regulatory experts work with your facilities to assure proper waste segregation to minimize the materials treated as medical waste. It is not uncommon for us to assist you in reducing properly segregate medical waste by up to 70%, thereby saving you significant costs.
Our solutions are idea for long-term care communities that manage small quantities of medical waste, sharps and used healthcare materials. By using our systems as needed versus a monthly pick-up schedule, communities can save as much as 50% or more on their overall medical waste management program.
Systems Recommended for Long Term Care Communities
Each system provides a collection container and cost-effective return for proper treatment. Our customer enjoy 24/7 access to SharpsTracer, our proprietary web-based online tracking and reporting system.
Systems are available in sizes from 1-quart to 30-gallons and offered in Multi-Packs for offices with multiple examination rooms. Larger size systems are for collection of multiple sharps containers, red bags, and used healthcare materials.
TakeAway Environmental Return System
Safe and cost-effective way to dispose of unused or expired patient dispensed medications. Available in three sizes (10, 20 and 40-gallon) and includes pre-paid shipping to Sharps Compliance’s fully-permitted treatment facility saving you money versus a traditional pickup service.
We recommend all public facilities maintain a biohazard spill kit. The TakeAway Spill kits include everything needed in one handy OSHA-compliant system to clean, disinfect, ship, treat and document the proper management of biohazard spills.
Sharps Compliance provides complete web-based OSHA Compliance training that includes yearly Bloodborne Pathogen Training and MSDS management to assist in keeping your facility compliant with all applicable regulations.
Please contact our Customer Support Team for specific questions or to enroll in our online OSHA Compliance Program.
Case Study - Long Term Care Communities
By implementing the Sharps TakeAway Recovery System, the organization reduced its medical waste disposal costs overall by about 50% versus the traditional pickup service. In addition, employees are able to focus on resident care instead of tasks such as removing medications from packaging for disposal. Read more