The last thing you want to do as a medical facility is failing with your biohazardous waste disposal procedures. Medical waste can cause massive issues with public health and the health of your staff and patients. Mishandling this waste can also lead to financial penalties on your medical facility. Biohazard waste is anything that is produced by your facility that may cause an infection. This includes disposable instruments that have come into contact with human flesh of bodily fluids, such as needles. Towels and paper can get contaminated as well. Sample or culture containers are also considered medical waste. This is just a quick list and does not cover everything that might qualify. To properly handle medical waste and sharps medical waste disposal, here is a quick step-by-step guide.