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Posted on Jul 16, 2021

6 Tips for Handling and Disposing of Used Sharps

Needlestick and other sharps injuries are, unfortunately, a hazard for anyone working in the healthcare or life sciences research fields whether you’re a nurse, emergency responder, doctor, or lab technician. While OSHA has (enacted) passed requirements allowing only the use of safer sharps devices in most settings, sharps injuries can still occur. Why Is Proper […]

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Posted on Jun 16, 2021

What is EHS Training & Why Does it Matter?

Last month, we took a look at what an EHS specialist does. Now, let’s take a deeper look at the world of Environmental Health and Safety and find out not only what it is, but why it matters to your organization. Compliance, Compliance, Compliance Ah, the neverending reach of OSHA. One of the largest driving […]

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Posted on May 14, 2021

What Does an EHS Specialist Do? Requirements & Responsibilities

Big brother is watching, but it’s not always a bad thing. Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is a global, conscious driven movement that affects almost all industries in some form or another. Trained professionals, known as Environmental Health and Safety Specialists, have the unique understanding of worker protection and environmental regulations that keep facilities, both […]

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Posted on Apr 15, 2021

How To Prepare For An Environmental Health & Safety Audit

An Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Audit is an in depth look at your workplace’s compliance with industry regulations relevant to worker protection and waste management. These assessments are performed by an independent third party, although there are guidelines put in place by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). EHS audits consider: How well employees are […]

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Posted on Mar 22, 2021

The Three Phases of Successfully Completing a Lab Decommissioning

When closing, renovating, or relocating a laboratory, observing the best practices contained in the following three phases, will ensure that you proceed efficiently, safely, and above all, in compliance with the ANSI/ASSE Z9.11-2016 Laboratory Decommissioning standard. To help you delve into the details, we have provided a series of tips and recommendations: PHASE I: ASSESS […]

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Posted on Feb 19, 2021

Be Smart About Medical Waste Disposal: Lowering Costs Safely

It’s hard to imagine, but a recent study showed that US hospitals generate nearly 6 million tons of medical waste annually. Simply handling that volume of trash would be an enormous and costly challenge; disposing of trash that is hazardous or potentially hazardous in a safe and compliant way adds an entirely new dimension to […]

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Posted on Jan 28, 2021

How To Manage COVID Vaccine Medical Waste Disposal

In an effort to inoculate all Americans who so desire, centers administering the SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine are appearing across the United States—leading to questions from healthcare providers regarding the proper medical waste disposal of vaccine remnants. Although protocols may vary slightly from state to state, disposal of SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine-related wastes generally follow similar procedures […]

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Posted on Dec 18, 2020

Are You Complying with OSHA’s Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens Standard?

Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in 1970 to set and enforce standards to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for the American workforce. Over the past 50 years, OSHA has passed “standards” to protect workers involved in various industries, focusing on workplaces where hazardous materials are present. For example, in 1991, […]

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Posted on Nov 19, 2020

Helping You Create a Workplace Culture Based on EHS Best Practices

Creating a workplace culture that focuses on Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) is well worth the effort, but the amount of time and attention to detail it takes can be prohibitive. Clym Environmental Services partners with a broad spectrum of companies to provide all or part of the support needed to create and maintain a […]

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Posted on Oct 29, 2020

How To Choose The Best Medical Waste Management Company

You will need to make many important decisions as your business grows, including when to build a solution for an emerging need into your infrastructure and when to outsource those functions to a partner. How you choose those partners is very important, because you will be entrusting key parts of your core business to someone […]

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