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Join us on Oct 22 for WARNING: Biohazard: Hospital Heroes and Handling Hazardous & Dangerous Wastes. This is the first event of a two-part series that will take participants behind-the-scenes to explore the world of medical wastes (hazardous, dangerous, sharps, biohazard), from generation, to collection, and safe disposal. Part two will be held in 2016.

10/22/2015
When: Thursday, Oct 22, 2015
9:00 AM-3:30 PM
Where: Murrey's Disposal
4822 70th Ave E
Fife, Washington  98424
United States
Presenter: WSRA
Contact: Anne Piacentino
206-244-0311

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WARNING:  
Biohazard

Hospital Heroes and Handling Hazardous & Dangerous Wastes


Join WSRA on Thursday, October 22 for the final WRED event of 2015! This is the first event of a two-part series that will take participants behind-the-scenes to explore the world of medical wastes (hazardous, dangerous, sharps, biohazard), from generation, to collection, and safe disposal. Part two will be held in 2016.   

Participants will learn about the flow of materials, the national and state laws that regulate safe handling and processing, hear perspectives on challenges and opportunities of medical waste from hospitals, recyclers, collectors, and processors, and then tour Stericycle in Tacoma, a hazardous waste processing facility. 

Online registration is now closed.  
We will be taking walk in registrations  Tomorrow at the event. Thank you!

 

DETAILS

Thursday, October, 22 2015

9:00 AM- 3:30 PM


Murrey's Disposal
4822 70th Ave E
Fife, WA 98424 

 

COST:

$65 for members
$85 for non-members 
$35 for students


AGENDA:  
8:30-9:00 AM-Networking & Coffee
9:00 AM-Introduction and Welcome
9:10 AM-Presentations
12:30 PM-Lunch
1:30 PM-Depart for Tours (transportation will be provided to and from tour site)
2:00 PM-Tour of  Stericycle's    Tacoma Facility

3:30 PM-Adjourn 
 

SPEAKERS:

Cassandra Clements,  Stericycle 
As a  Technical Account Manager,  for Stericycle's  Environmental Solutions area, Cassandra  manages projects with expertise in hazardous  waste, and battery and metal recycling as well as sales.  She also has significant experience with the consulting, training and teaching of hospital staff and other groups on the proper disposal and segregation of RCRA hazardous and non-hazardous pharmaceutical wastes. 

 Eirik O'Neal,  Kitsap County  Solid Waste Division
Eirik O’Neal is currently working for Kitsap County as an Education and Outreach technician in the solid waste division. Prior to working for Kitsap County Eirik was a consultant who worked with businesses on implementing waste reduction and recycling programs.

  Darin  Perrollaz,  Stericycle
Darin  has over 30 years of environmental experience as a field chemist and senior project manager.  Daren has developed Corporate Standard Operating Procedures for Characterization of Unknown Compounds and is the Manager of Corporate Health and Safety Policies. He is a Senior Field Chemist managing waste programs and complex lab pack projects through disposal. He is also involved in pollution prevention planning and development for industrial and medical care facilities.

 Thomas Cusack, WA Dept  of Ecology
Thomas has been with the WA Dept of Ecology for 24 years, he  has worked in the environmental field since 1984.  He has a MS in Biology and a MA in Teaching.  He is also a PADI scubar instructor.  

 Richard Davis,  Strategic Materials

 Jack Rodgers,  MultiCare

 Riki Strough,  Blue Pearl Veterinary  
 
 Lauren Jenks,  Director of the Office of Environmental Public Health Sciences, Washington State Department of Health


SPONSORS:
Thank you to our generous sponsors! 



Thank you to Murrey's Disposal for hosting us and  sponsoring   lunch!

Sponsorships  are available for this event, please contact Anne Piacentino at  apiacentino@wsra.net   for more information!

 


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