In-Home & Community Care
Med-X provide a bespoke clinical and sharps waste solution for providers of in-home support and community nursing / clinical care. Speak to us about a customised solution today.
Why Choose Med-X Solutions?
Innovative and sustainable product development
ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and Cm3 Safety Management certified
Accurate weight reporting
NSW, VIC and QLD service locations
Customised clinical waste servicing to each client's requirements
AS 4031-1992 Australian Standard containers
EPA / Dept of Health licenced fleet and facilities
Clinical Waste Disposal Regulations
Med-X aligns with all of Australia’s State and Territory legislation concerning clinical waste disposal. To ensure your business is not at risk of harming the environment or in breach of your local disposal legislation, it is important to understand clinical waste disposal regulations that apply to your region.
- Victoria – Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is Victoria’s regulator working to prevent harm from pollution and waste under the Environment Protection (Industrial Waste Resource) Regulations 2009. For all Victorian businesses who generate clinical and related wastes, clinical waste disposal regulation is published in the Environmental Protection Authority’s Clinical and related waste – operational guidance document.
- New South Wales – Health NSW Government – North of the Murray River, all Clinical Waste disposal is governed by the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 and the Protection of the Environment Operations (Waste) Regulation 2005. Guidelines are published in the Policy Directive Clinical and Related Waste Management for Health Services and Guideline for Approval of Method to Treat Clinical Waste.
- Australian Capital Territory – Access Canberra – Waste in the ACT is classified against the ACT’s Environmental Standards: Assessment and Classification of Liquid and Non-liquid Wastes (June 2000) to ensure that the environment and human health are protected during waste management and disposal. For ACT businesses, you’ll need to become familiar with Access Canberra’s regulations on Clinical Waste.
- Queensland – The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) Queensland the Sunshine State is hosted by the Department of Environment and Science, Queensland Government. Under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2019, the Guideline to Clinical and Related Waste specifies the relevant laws.
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