Posts Tagged: Medical Waste

  • Handling Pharmaceutical Waste in Healthcare Laundry-Part III  

    Handling Pharmaceutical Waste in Healthcare Laundry-Part III  

    By Charlotte A. Smith and Gregory Gicewicz The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) requires that a laundry facility meet specific standards related to its handling of pharmaceutical waste. These wastes are highly regulated. The regulations can oftentimes be challenging to understand, even for the expert. Recently, HLAC and the American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) co-sponsored a webinar, “Managing Pharmaceutical Waste: What Healthcare Laundry Facilities