biohazard clean-up News

  • Canadian company ships new technology for treatment of biohazardous waste

    Ozonator Industries Ltd. has just announced the shipping of their first OZONATOR NG-1000 unit. The unit has been shipped to Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana, in the United States for immediate installation. In making the announcement, Ozonator Industries Ltd. President and CEO Peter Klaptchuk stated “We at Ozonator Industries are very proud to be a part of this environmentally ...


  • Frost & Sullivan Commends Ozonator Industries for Developing an Emission-free Biohazardous Waste Treatment System

    Based on its recent analysis of the biohazardous waste treatment market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Ozonator Industries Limited with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership. Ozonator's innovative and relevant zero-emission biohazardous waste treatment technology ensures high environmental sustainability through its superior treatment efficiency ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • In the trenches for clean water

    Water, our most basic need, is poised to be the most baffling challenge of the 21st century. It is being ignored wantonly at a time when more than 1 million people per year die from its scarcity and contamination. Children under age five account for at least 90 percent of water-related deaths. Meanwhile, economic productivity and educational opportunities are lost to illness, leaving millions ...

  • Different Solution For Medical Waste Disposal

    Medasend Biomedical, Inc. provides Medical Waste Management for the entire United States. Medical Waste Mail Back is a secure, safe, cost effective and convenient way to dispose of sharps , medical waste and biohazard waste. No waiting for truck pick-up which is also more costly. Approved in all 50 states by the EPA, USPS, OSHA and all state ...


    By Medasend Biomedical, Inc.

  • Medical Practices: Save money on waste

    Biomedical waste hauling can mean big expenditures for medical practices. As a general rule, a small- to medium-sized medical office spends between $300 to $1,000 each month for transport and treatment services, with dentists averaging between $70-150 per month. “There’s a lot of waste in the waste business, and healthcare workers often think they’re paying less for these services than they ...


  • The Initiates Plc increases profit by 272% in 2016

    WorldStage Newsonline-- 2016 financial year results for The Initiates Plc (TIP) shows it was a good year for the newly listed waste management company. The Initiates released its audited statements to the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Monday showcasing a revenue growth of 87.5 percent to N648 million against N346 million recorded as revenue in 2015. The company’s ...


    By The Initiates Plc., (TIP)

  • MediBurn: Destroying Medical Waste in Developing Countries and Remote Locations

    A devastating earthquake occurs in Haiti. An outbreak of Ebola is reported in Africa. A volcano destroys half of the Caribbean island of Montserrat. What do they have in common? In each case, Elastec’s MediBurn was employed to assist in the recovery. MediBurn is a diesel fueled medical waste incinerator designed for use in hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, laboratories, blood banks and ...


    By Elastec

  • Safe and Simple Specimen Transport with SpeciSafe

    SpeciSafe secondary packaging containers provide a safe, convenient and economical solution for compliant mailing of biohazardous and clinical specimens. They provide an easy way to meet the requirements of the UN standard UN3373 for transport of biological samples. The extensive SpeciSafe ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Research and Markets: Analyzing the Landfill Gas Industry - 2012 Report

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dpqm7q/analyzing_the) has announced the addition of the "Analyzing the Landfill Gas Industry" report to their offering. With the increasing global focus of energy ...


  • Certified Industrial Hygienists Can Help Mitigate Health Hazards As a Result of Recent Flooding

    Last week, many parts of the Midwest experienced heavy rains that resulted in widespread flooding. In Illinois alone, Governor Pat Quinn declared disaster areas in 44 counties and at least 6 rivers were at record levels. In addition to flooding in Illinois, the heavy rains have caused issues in Michigan, Iowa, Missouri and Indiana.   Many areas in the region experienced sustained heavy rains ...

  • Businesses and Institutions in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Begin to Reopen after Hurricanes

    Over a period of just weeks, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate battered the Caribbean and major population centers of the United States and its territories. These powerful storms caused widespread destruction in places like Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, which suffered a one-two punch from the effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria hitting just a few weeks apart. In ...

  • Preventing Occupational Exposure Risks to 1-Bromopropane

    In March of this year, the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released for public comment and peer review a draft risk assessment for 1-Bromopropane (1-BP). The draft assessment of 1-Bromopropane, also known as n-propyl bromide, was conducted as part of EPA’s Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Chemical Work Plan assessment effort. According to the EPA, 1-BP showed acute ...

  • Certified Industrial Hygienists Offer Support Following Floods in Missouri & Illinois

    The Mississippi River and other waterways across Illinois and Missouri finally began to recede earlier this month after the region was inundated with heavy rain.   Over a foot of rain fell in some areas causing rivers in the region to overflow their banks to levels not seen since the historic floods of 1993. Numerous homes, businesses, schools and other institutions suffered ...

  • Preventing Occupational Exposure Risks to Methylene Chloride

    Methylene chloride, also known as dichloromethane, is a volatile, colorless liquid with a chloroform-like odor. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) reports that the chemical compound is used in various industrial processes, in numerous industries. These include paint stripping, pharmaceutical manufacturing, paint remover manufacturing, and metal cleaning and degreasing. ...

  • Protecting the Health and Safety of Workers and Communities Following Hurricane Irma

    Just two weeks after Hurricane Harvey devastated large portions of Texas, Hurricane Irma has damage properties up and down the coast and in many inland parts of Florida. The historic hurricane made initial landfall in Florida as a category 4 storm with wind speeds in excess of 130 miles per hour.  As the hurricane continues to hammer parts of northern Florida, people in southern ...

  • MWM OZONATOR Advertisement March 2014

    OZONATOR NG Technology Medical and Bio-hazard waste treatment technology with "zero" emissions.  Advertisement for local and internatioanl publications. OZONATOR Industries Limited  The OZONATOR NG-3000 model is capable of processing up to 400 kg (880 lbs.) of waste every twenty minutes (1200 kg per hour) and can operate on a continuous basis 24 hours per day ...


    By OZONATOR Industries Limited

  • Biosafety Labs And The Meaning Of Biosafety Levels

    A biosafety lab is a specialized research laboratory that deals with infectious agents. Some are designed for research, while others are performing some kind of production activity, but proper protection is of the utmost importance for the safety of everyone working in and around a biosafety lab. Protection is not only important for those working in a building with a biosafety lab, but also for ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Baxter`s sustainability efforts support education, sustainable product design; earn Dow Jones sustainability index recognition

    Baxter International Inc.'s (NYSE: BAX) ScienceWork education initiative achieved a milestone with the opening of Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy (IHSCA), a new Chicago high school dedicated to preparing students for healthcare careers. The school will focus on providing Latinos with education and ...

  • Certified Industrial Hygienists Offer Help Following Colorado Flooding

    Following what some have called a thousand year flood in parts of Colorado, many residents have begun the arduous process of rebuilding their lives.  According to the Colorado Office of Emergency Management, 17 counties experienced flooding and over 11,000 people were evacuated due to the historic flood waters.  A preliminary report by the agency estimates that 17,500 homes have been ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • The Importance of Proper Respiratory Protection for Millions of Workers

    In October, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a preliminary list of the 10 most frequently cited safety and health violations for the fiscal year. For the last several years, the 4th most cited violation has been associated with respiratory protection.   According to OSHA, an estimated 5 ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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