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Many Popular Amusement Parks Have First Aid Stations. It Means The Need For Medical Waste Removal Services.

Emergencies happen even on the best-planned vacations. Did you know that many popular enjoyment parks have a first aid station for medical emergencies? With first help stations comes medical waste, and that is why these fun purposes are on our list of uncommon places you’ll find a need for medical waste removal services.

First aid stations at theme parks and attractions see the majority two types of cases. Cuts  and bruises and, especially in warmer climates, heat-related illnesses.

Nurses are able to offer over-the-counter medications, bandages and other quick remedies according to Disney’s resort website. These first aid centers also provide special sharps containers for disposal of needles for those who require it, like diabetics.

While these stations are not full-fledged hospitals producing large amounts of infectious waste, much of this waste is measured hazardous but is easily managed with the correct containers and disposal services.

First aid stations that deal with scrapes, bruises, and minor cuts will produce waste that includes discarded medical gloves, soiled medical bandages, cultures, and swabs. This type of waste is considered red bag waste.

Sharps containers on site will also need to be handled accordingly. Other waste generated by pleasure park first aid stations can include gowns, table paper, soft plastic items, and other personal protective equipment.

Waste has been contaminated by potentially infectious materials, it needs to be destroyed through an autoclave. Glycon LLC will take red bag waste from amusement parks and destroy the potential for harm from it. An autoclave is like an oven that is heated to about 300 degrees. All regulated medical waste is located inside for about one hour to destroy any harmful materials.

Contact us for more information about waste services for amusement parks and how to properly dispose of it.