Wisconsin Medical Waste DisposalWisconsin is the dairy capital of the U.S., producing more milk than any other state. There are miles of streams and rivers in the “Badger State” and the largest cross-country ski race in North America, the American Birkebeiner. Snowmobiling is also a popular pastime. Architect Frank Lloyd Wright was from Wisconsin; so was Spencer Tracy. The first U.S. hydroelectric plant was built in Wisconsin in 1882. Speaking of water, Wisconsin families flock to Noah’s Ark, the nation’s largest water park. Milwaukee is home to Harley Davidson motorcycles and Green Bay boasts the NFL’s Green Bay Packers. Root for the Green and Gold! Wisconsin, take medical waste seriously. We do. Cyntox are experts in medical waste management; we can handle your biomedical waste and sharps disposal.
The State of Wisconsin Definition of Medical Waste:
The following solid wastes are presumed to be infectious waste unless methods of testing which are generally accepted by the medical profession demonstrate that the waste is not infectious:
- Sharps, including contaminated sharps which are both infectious and may easily cause punctures or cuts in the skin, including but not limited to: hypodermic needles, syringes with needles attached, scalpel blades, lancets, broken glass vials, broken rigid plastic vials and laboratory slides, and unused or disinfected sharps which are being discarded, including hypodermic needles, scalpel blades, lancets and syringes with needles attached;
- Bulk blood and body fluids from humans;
- Human tissue;
- Microbiological laboratory waste; and
- Tissue, bulk blood or body fluids from an animal, which is carrying a zoonotic infectious agent.