Maryland Medical Waste DisposalThe “Old Line State” was one of the original thirteen colonies. The coastal state is a national leader in blue crabs and soft clams production and several of its cities and towns, like Columbia and Ellicott City–are consistently rated as “The Best Places to Live in America.” Many Washington, DC politicians make their home in nearby Maryland. Babe Ruth was born in Baltimore and Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge is the 2nd longest continuous truss bridge in the country. Keep the waterways free from medical waste. Count on Cyntox to handle medical waste disposal in Maryland and sharps disposal for your hospital or medical facility.
The State of Maryland Definition of Medical Waste:
Special medical waste is a solid waste that is composed of:
Anatomical material, which is human or animal body parts, including tissues and organs;
Blood (human or animal);
Blood-soiled articles, which means any article that contains blood in any form as a result of contact with blood;
Contaminated material which means:
- Microbiological laboratory waste;
- The feces of an individual diagnosed as having a disease that may be transmitted to another human being through the feces;
- An article soiled with the feces of an individual diagnosed as having a disease that may be transmitted to another human being through the feces; or
- An article that has come into contact with a known infectious agent.
Microbiological laboratory waste, which means waste from a microbiological laboratory that contains an infectious agent and includes cultures and stocks of infectious agents and associated biologicals; or
Sharps, which means a syringe, needle, surgical instrument, or other article that is capable of cutting or puncturing human skin.