Regulatory Applicability Screen for AC Contractor

There are seemingly countless regulatory requirements to comply with; these requirements change over time and can often be overwhelming for a Client to tackle. That is where W&M Environmental steps in. W&M experts can provide a RAS, an integral service that provides clients with a report of potential regulatory concerns or gaps and corrective measures to mitigate these concerns.

Hazardous Waste Management in Health Care

When it comes to managing the hazardous waste in the health care industry, “you don’t know what you don’t know” can hurt you.  If hazardous waste isn’t managed properly, your medical facility could be at risk for fines, legal action, or a public relations nightmare. Hospitals ranked third – behind printed circuit board manufacturers and copper foundries – on the Environmental Protection Agency’s list of sectors with the most violations relating to hazardous wastes. And the EPA is not the only regulatory agency that can weigh in. Health care facilities (hospitals, clinics, laboratories) without good hazardous waste management procedures can also end up in the crosshairs of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Department of Transportation (DOT), and one or more state regulatory bodies. Many health care facilities make errors in their hazardous waste determinations – that is, personnel assume certain chemicals are hazardous, when they’re not, or conversely, mis-classify
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