Clinical Waste Disposal & Management with Ames

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Ames medical waste management offer safe and effective medical waste disposal services throughout Birmingham and the Midlands. Our clinical and medical waste handling, from collection through to disposal, it fully traceable and only handled by reputable and relevantly qualified waste handling professionals with a strict code of conduct. We ensure that only our registered waste handlers encounter any medical or offensive waste throughout the course of the service.

What is Clinical Waste?

Clinical waste, otherwise referred to as medical waste, is hazardous or harmful waste that cannot be disposed of with the rest of your general waste. Medical waste is defined by the Controlled Waste Regulations 1992 as:

  • Human or animal tissue
  • Swabs or dressings
  • Excretions
  • Blood or bodily fluids
  • Drugs or other pharmaceutical products
  • Syringes, needles or other sharp instruments which, unless rendered safe, may prove hazardous to any person coming into contact with it.

Clinical waste poses a risk to humans and animals alike and, therefore, must be disposed of safely and efficiently by an experienced professional.

Services in Birmingham and the Midlands 

Here at Ames, we provide medical waste disposal services for hospitals, nursing homes, children’s nurseries, clinics, dental surgeries and veterinary services. The correct disposal of medical waste is imperative for any organisation that produces hazardous waste. At Ames, we provide clinical waste disposal throughout Birmingham and the Midlands to ensure your waste is professionally dealt with. Our services include:

  • Needle collection
  • Safe handling
  • Disposal of sharps containers
  • Contents
  • Biomedical waste
  • General clinic and offensive waste disposal

Disposal of Offensive Waste

Ames is experienced in the safe handling of offensive waste. We can operate weekly, fortnightly or monthly collections throughout Birmingham and the Midlands to suit your requirements. A range of medical bins are available depending on the nature of your waste collection requirements.

Other premises benefitting from our clinical, medical and baby waste collection and disposal services include:

  • Clinics, Health Centres and Surgeries
  • Leisure facilities
  • Medical facilities and hospitals
  • Play schools
  • Nursing and Residential care homes
  • Standard bins, fire retardant bins and anti-bacterial sack holders can all be supplied.

The Dangers of Medical Waste

Medical waste, if managed incorrectly, can pose a serious risk to people, the environment and your professional reputation. Furthermore, improper disposal of clinical waste can cause the spreading of serious disease and infections. Therefore, any waste that falls into the clinical category must be correctly disposed of by professionals.

Waste Disposal Health and Safety

At Ames, we constantly review our environmental policy and keep abreast of all technology in terms of recycling and diverting waste from landfill wherever possible. As such, health and safety and secure medical waste removal are of paramount importance to us. Sharps disposal and all transportation of biomedical waste are handled with the transparency, care and attention you would expect from a professional medical waste disposal company. Full audits on handling, passage and disposal of clinical waste are available.

Contact Ames Today

At Ames, we understand the importance of the correct disposal of medical waste throughout Birmingham and the Midlands. If you live or work in the area and have need of a medical waste disposal service, call Ames today. We will ensure all your clinical waste is disposed of safely and effectively.

At Ames, our focus is to provide the best clinical waste services possible. Our dedicated and experienced waste disposal teams will handle your clinical waste with professional care. At Ames, we ensure that your clinical waste requirements utilise the very latest technologies to increase recycling, reduce landfill waste and stay ahead of the legislative changes. Call us today!

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