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As a total solution provider, we pride ourselves on delivering integrated customer solutions that minimise costs and disruptions to patient care, whilst increasing waste collection and service efficiencies. With a team of compliance experts, and a service infrastructure that supports specialised biomedical waste management across Canada, we partner with our customers to deliver holistic tailored solutions for all healthcare-generated waste streams. Here are some of the wastestreams that Daniels handles for Canadian healthcare facilities...


  • <p>Anatomical Waste </p>
    <p>Anatomical waste, as a type of biohazardous waste requires separate treatment from other forms of waste. Daniels Health assists health facilities by minimising occupational, health and safety risks by delivering superior solutions that ensure: </p> <ul> <li>Collection, storage, transportation and disposal of anatomical waste meets provincial regulations</li> <li>Uniquely designed containers that result in significant reductions in the mass and volume of anatomical waste. </li> </ul> <p>More information on managing anatomical waste can be found here - <a href="node/804">Learn More</a></p>
  • <p>Biomedical Waste</p>
    <p>Biomedical waste is waste originating from medical / health facilities and procedures that requires special handling and disposal because it presents a particular risk of disease transmission. Biomedical waste includes items that that may be contaminated with blood, bodily fluids, or other infectious materials, and must be properly handled and disposed of in order to minimise the risk of transmitting infection or endangering human health. <br>  </p> <p>The regulations associated with various biohazards and their disposal vary by province, and are regulated by several federal government agencies including:</p> <ul> <li>Transport Canada</li> <li>Environment Canada</li> <li>Canada Labour Code and the Provincial Ministries of Labour</li> <li>Provincial Ministries of the Environment</li> </ul> <p>More information on managing Biomedical waste can be found here - <a href="node/577">Learn More</a></p> <p> </p> <p> </p>
  • <p>Chemical Waste</p>
    <p>Chemical waste is waste that contains one or a mixture of chemicals that may be hazardous in nature. </p>
  • <p>Controlled drugs </p>
    <p>A drug or preparation that contains a substance specified in the <em>Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and Regulations</em> of Canada. </p>
  • <p>Cytotoxic Waste</p>
    <p>Characterized as hazardous chemical waste, by the CEPA, cytotoxic waste must be managed as a specialised waste stream. There are different types of cytotoxic/chemotherapy waste: </p> <p>1) Trace waste: Trace cytotoxic waste has the following traits: toxicity, radioactivity, ignitability and corrosivity. Daniels provides waste management solutions that alow you to better manage trace cytotoxic waste such as Trace cytotoxic waste is to be incinerated. </p> <p>2) Bulk waste: Is defined as chemotherapy waste residue that exceeds 3% by volume and is considered a hazardous waste. </p> <p>More information on managing cytotoxic waste can be found here - <a href="node/800">Learn More</a></p>
  • <p>Ebola Waste</p>
    <p>If waste is or suspected to be contaminated with Ebola virus, it is regulated as a hazardous material under the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazardous Materials Regulations Ebola waste presents an unreasonable risk to health and safety are requires management that delivers strict compliance with the Hazardous Materials Regulations. </p>
  • <p>Hazardous Waste </p>
    <p>Hazardous waste is waste that may have the following characteristics: corrosive, reactive, flammable, ignitable, carcinogenic, teratogenic, mutagenic, infectious, oxidizing, radioactive, explosive, poisonous/toxic (acute and chronic), bioaccumulative, persistent and/or leachable. </p> <p>Managing hazardous waste effectively is critical to reducing its harmful effects to health, safety and the environment. More information on managing hazardous waste can be found here - <a href="node/806">Learn More</a></p>
  • <p>Infectious Substances</p>
    <p>A substance known or reasonably believed to contain viable micro-organisms such as bacteria, viruses, rickettsia, parasites, fungi and/or other agents such as prions that are known or reasonably believed to cause disease in humans and listed in Appendix 3 in Part 2 of the <em>Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations</em> (Canada). The management of infectious biomedical waste requires special treatment as a contaminated substance containing pathogens presents an occupational, health and safety risk. Daniels Health unique solutions, such as its Medismart system: </p> <ul> <li>minimise infection risk, </li> <li>improve waste segregation practices, and </li> <li>reduce biomedical waste mass and volume by over 50%. </li> </ul>
  • <p>Integrated Waste Solutions </p>
    <p>Integrated solution for all your waste management needs. Streamline waste services, through properly disposing of all types of waste generated from your health facility including medical, pharmaceutical, hazardous, and sharps waste.</p>
  • <p>Laboratory Waste</p>
    <p>Daniels Health provide solutions for laboratory waste to ensure segregation, accurate and complete labelling, safe storage, transport, treatment and disposal of such wastes in accordance with Canadian regulations. </p> <p>Our unique systems provide streamlining of laboratory waste so the management of varying types of laboratory waste including sharps, biological, cytotoxic, pharmaceutical and chemical waste can be managed in an eco-friendly, safe and cost effective way. </p>
  • <p>Pharmaceutical Waste </p>
    <p>Waste of pharmacological nature/origin that requires special handling and disposal because it presents a particular risk to humans and/or the environment. There is increasing public awareness of the environmental and safety risks of health facilities not appropriately disposing of pharmaceuticals. </p> <p>More information on managing pharmaceutical waste can be found here - <a href="node/802">Learn More</a></p> <p> </p>
  • <p>Sharps Management Services </p>
    <p>Daniels Health has developed Sharps Management Waste solutions to reduce risks of contamination of micro-organisms and blood borne viruses. Following over 5 years of research invested into designing and innovating the Sharpsmart system, the unique system results in: </p> <ul> <li>Significant reduction in Needlestick injuries, more than any other system on the market </li> <li>Dramatic decrease in plastic containers from landfill </li> <li>Minimising the disposal risk of sharp items used in human and animal medical applications.</li> </ul> <p>More information on managing sharps waste can be found here - <a href="node/280">Learn More</a></p>