healthcare waste safety News

  • Increasing standards for Healthcare Waste Management

    The healthcare sector is heavily governed by industry regulations and clinical waste management has become an area that requires specialist expertise from trusted and knowledgeable suppliers to enable them to meet stringent compliance requirements. In July this year, the government published regulations that outlined changes to the way health and care services are ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Cost Savings for Healthcare Estates Delivered Through Improved Waste Management

    The White Paper is provided as a reference tool for Healthcare Estates Managers and Finance Directors to demonstrate the opportunities for cost savings through the implementation of effective waste management strategies. It is based on a simple example, a new approach and the impact it has had on a healthcare organisation’s bottom line. Spend in the NHS can be simplistically split into four ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Cost savings for healthcare estates delivered through improved waste management

    GPT Waste began talks with a global hospital group with a network of over 30 hospital facilities in the UK. As part of the process, GPT Waste undertook site visits to audit the existing waste across each of the facilities. The results of the audit highlighted that several thousand tonnes of waste was being produced per year due to existing clinical waste disposal methods that were in place. ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Updated eTool for healthcare industry helps employees avoid injuries

    Employers and employees in the healthcare industry stand to benefit from the new sonography and updated surgical modules featured in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Hospital eTool, posted to OSHA's Web site today. OSHA's eTools are stand-alone, Web-based training tools on occupational safety and health topics. OSHA developed these eTool modules with input from the ...

  • Premier Healthcare Alliance Endorses Standardized Environmentally Preferable Products and Services Tool

    The Premier healthcare alliance has endorsed Practice Greenhealth’s (PGH) ...


    By Practice Greenhealth

  • Beware the Slippery Slope: Slips, Trips, and Falls at Healthcare Facilities

    Hospitals are safe places to work - right? Well, maybe not. US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics for 2014 (the most recent year published) show that total recordable case rate for hospitals (injury and illness cases per 100 full-time workers) is 6.2. The hospital injury rate is higher ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Clinical Win for GPT Waste

    We are proud to announce that we have secured a 2 year, clinical waste management contract for St John & St Elizabeth Hospital This prestigious two year hospital waste management contract will see waste streams including all healthcare waste and eventually the GMW and recyclable waste. There will also be the opportunity for GPT Waste to ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • 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 ...


  • Global Radiation Detection, Monitoring and Safety Market and Forecasts to 2017

    The global radiation protection (detection, monitoring, and safety) market was valued at $920.0 million in 2012, and is expected to reach $1,231.2 million by 2017 at a CAGR of 6.0% from 2012 to 2017. The various industries covered in this report are healthcare, manufacturing, defense, nuclear power plants, homeland security, and others (waste management, mining, agriculture, and food ...


  • Medical Radiation Detection, Monitoring & Safety Market Forecasts to 2017

    The global radiation protection (detection, monitoring, and safety) market was valued at $920.0 million in 2012, and is expected to reach $1,231.2 million by 2017 at a CAGR of 6.0% from 2012 to 2017. The various industries covered in this report are healthcare, manufacturing, defense, nuclear power plants, homeland security, and others (waste management, mining, agriculture, and food ...


  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Sector Waste Review Service

    Pharmaceutical manufacturing plants generate a variety of waste streams throughout the production, supply and organisational processes. While the day-to-day activities are similar from one plant to the next, the actual processes used in pharmaceutical manufacturing vary widely. The pharmaceutical industry is highly competitive and many organisations are often ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • GPT Waste embraces National edoc programme

    On Wednesday 11th September, we were present at the preview of the National electronic duty of care programme (edoc) which was unveiled at the CIWM RWM Show in Birmingham. The edoc programme is a four year initiative that began development in January 2011 and will run until December 2014. The programme is an EU LIFE+ funded initiative set up by Environment Agency, Chartered Institute of Wastes ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • BD and Waste Management Launch Initiative to Recycle Medical Sharps

    BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) and Waste Management Healthcare Solutions, a subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), today announced an agreement to recycle medical sharps waste from hospitals and other healthcare facilities.  The companies are jointly launching the BD ecoFinity™ Life Cycle Solution, an innovative service that will recycle ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Securis Announces Franchise Territories for E-Waste Recycling and Data Destruction Services

    Securis, Inc., a leader in electronics recycling and data destruction services, announced today that it is offering franchise opportunities in multiple new markets throughout the mid-Atlantic region. The company’s franchising strategy is part of Securis’ national expansion to serve the growing demand for electronics recycling and data destruction services, a market that is between $6 billion to ...


  • Penton’s WasteExpo 2016 explores a future without food waste

    Penton’s WasteExpo, North America's largest solid waste, recycling and organics industry event, today officially announced it will host the Food Recovery Forum, a special two-day event centered on this booming industry. The conference program was developed in collaboration with Dr. Stuart Buckner, former Executive Director of the U.S. Composting Council. WasteExpo is scheduled to take place ...


    By Penton

  • 3E Company wins ASSE Safety 2013 Attendee Choice Award in SDS Category

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced that its 3E Online-SDS safety data sheet (SDS) management platform won the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Safety 2013 Attendee Choice Award in the SDS management category. Sponsored by Industrial Safety & Hygiene News (ISHN), the awards ...


    By 3E Company

  • GPT wins total waste management contract for a leading European Generics Manufacturer

    GPT Waste, the largest UK independent provider of waste management solutions and sustainable waste services has won a three year, total waste management contract with one of Europe’s leading generics manufacturers GPT - The Waste Solution has been employed directly by the client who manufactures and distributes prescription medicines throughout ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Odor-No-More, Inc. signs National Purchasing Agreement with Waste Connections

    WESTMINSTER, CA – (April 21, 2017) Odor-No-More, Inc., a subsidiary of BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB : BLGO), announced it has signed a “National Purchasing Agreement” (“NPA”) with Waste Connections, Inc., a leading integrated solid waste and recycling service company headquartered in The Woodlands, TX. The NPA provides a discounted pricing schedule for ...

  • GPT wins total waste management contract for a leading European Generics Manufacturer

    GPT Waste, the largest UK independent provider of waste management solutions and sustainable waste services has won a three year, total waste management contract with one of Europe’s leading generics manufacturers GPT ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • 3E Company and PEC/Premier Safety Management Announce Strategic Alliance to Enhance EH&S Compliance in Oil and Gas Industry

    Collaboration Provides PEC/Premier Safety Management Member Companies with Access to Solutions That Facilitate Conformance to OSHA and SEMS Requirements 3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, and PEC/Premier Safety Management, a provider of training curriculum, safety, and training record databases and ...


    By 3E Company

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