White paper helps hospitals
In recent months, the United States Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA) and state Departments of Environmental Protection
(DEP) began inspecting and citing hospitals for improper disposal of pharmaceutical
hazardous waste. Pharmaceuticals are sometimes overlooked as a source of
hazardous waste in hospital pharmacies and patient care areas and may be
improperly combined with biohazardous medical waste.
white paper outlines six essential components for developing an effective
and compliant Hazardous Waste Drug Program, and provides insight into practical
This white paper will be applicable to those that work with and dispose of
hazardous pharmaceuticals in hospitals.
To download the white paper, visit www.eheinc.com/hazpharmawaste.htm.