Dornoch Medical Systems Inc. is providing the infectious fluid waste management system for the $95 million operating room renovation project at
Transposal safely and affordably disposes of liquid infectious fluids through a system that is flexible and easy to adopt facility-wide, which is why the leadership at
Dornoch's infectious fluid waste management systems help address a significant national environmental challenge. More than 50 million suction canisters, representing some 225 million pounds of infectious waste, are disposed of annually.
Fluids collected during surgery present an expensive disposal challenge. Though infectious waste represents only about 20 percent of all hospital waste, infectious waste accounts for more than 75 percent of disposal costs.
Additionally, OSHA, EPA and DOT regulations are increasing administrative burdens associated with infectious waste, particularly relating to employee exposure, transportation and final disposal. Those regulations and safety concerns have led more than two-thirds of