Pharmaceutical waste can create a serious hazard to human health and the environment if not disposed of safely. Proper disposal is even more important when the pharmaceutical waste is also classified as hazardous waste.
Many senior living providers aren’t aware that some common medication disposal methods may actually be putting them at risk from a compliance standpoint while reducing operational efficiency and eroding the bottom line. A new white paper published by Sharps Compliance and Senior Housing News explains how “best practices” in medication disposal are changing and how senior living providers can benefit from new, safer pharmaceutical disposal options.
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Compliance with the new EPA Pharmaceutical Rule, “Management Standards of Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals and Amendment to the P075 Listing for Nicotine,” begins with a two-step process.
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