Regulatory Compliance

With over 25 years of experience, our in-house Regulatory Compliance Team navigates the regulatory maze for you. Let our trusted team of medical waste experts help your business stay up-to-date and compliant with medical and pharmaceutical waste regulations. Instant access to the Regulatory Compliance Department helps facilities of all sizes meet the demands of regulatory agencies like EPA, OSHA, DEA, DOT, and state regulatory departments, so they can focus on growing business while keeping staff and patients safe.

Services include:

  • Acute insight into waste streams and the differences in all 50 states’ medical and pharmaceutical waste management regulations
  • On-site and remote evaluation of current and projected medical and pharmaceutical waste streams to identify issues and improve upon management strategies
  • Identification of optimal disposal solutions based on state and federal regulations
  • Assistance in implementation of disposal solutions
  • Customization of waste segregation training programs and resources in print, online, or in-person
  • Review, modification, and creation of policies and procedures to ensure compliance with medical and pharmaceutical waste regulations
  • Live audits and reporting to inform proper product use as well as reveal cost-saving opportunities

The Hub

Sharps’ Regulatory Hub is a password-protected online portal designed exclusively for Sharps customers. The Hub provides 24/7 access to state registration requirements and other regulatory resources for the compliant management of medical and pharmaceutical wastes.

Features include:

  • Medical waste regulations by state
  • Regulated medical waste registration requirements/forms by state
  • Flexible, free OSHA-required Bloodborne Pathogens training and DOT Packaging training to reduce workplace liability
  • Pharmaceutical waste classifications and disposal requirements by state according to Boards of Pharmacy and Drug Take-Back Programs, among others
  • Tutorial videos on the use of several Sharps’ disposal solutions
  • Access to industry-specific waste segregation posters
  • Access to marketing materials for implementation of MedSafe in retail pharmacies

Sharps Hub Login

Sharps’ Blog

Discover a wealth of valuable information on the nuances of medical and pharmaceutical waste to help guide both consumers and industries alike to develop compliant and environmentally sustainable waste management strategies.

Sharps Blog

Federal Regulatory Agencies Links

Bloodborne Infectious Disease Resources including Post-Exposure Procedures
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Bloodborne Infectious Disease Resources including Post-Exposure Guidelines
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

DOT hazmat training requirement for medical waste generators using a pickup service
PHMSA- Training Requirements (DOT)

Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee General Guidelines

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Medical Waste
Hazardous Waste
State-Specific Universal Waste Regulations

Sharps Waste and Other Mailable Regulated Medical Waste
United States Postal Service (USPS)

OSHA Safety and Health Topics for Healthcare Facilities
OSHA Safety- Healthcare Facilities

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