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Sharps Container Service Memphis VA Medical Center - Attachment

General Information

Document Type:FILE
Posted Date:Aug 26, 2017
Category: Utilities and Housekeeping Services
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Veterans Affairs;Network Contracting Office 9;1639 Medical Center Parkway;Suite 400;Murfreesboro TN 37129


The Memphis VA Medical Center, 1030 Jefferson Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38104 and three Outpatient Clinics, two in Memphis, TN and one in Jackson, TN requires a contractor to provide reusable Sharps container service and hazardous waste disposal. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code contemplated for this acquisition is 562112, Hazardous waste collection services, Small Business Size Standard: $38.5M. The VA is contemplating awarding a base year with four one-year options contract. The VA is contemplating a total Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVSOB) set aside. The effective date of the award will be October 1, 2017. HIGHLIGHTS OF DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE The Contractor shall provide, installation, pickup, transport, of medical containers and waste at the following locations and estimated container quantities: VAMC North Clinic 3461 Austin Peay Hwy Memphis TN 38128 24 Containers. Sharps Disposal Service on Wednesdays VAMC 1689 Nonconnah Blvd Memphis TN 38132 51 Containers. Sharps Disposal Service on Thursdays VAMC Jackson Clinic, 180 Old Hickory Road, Jackson TN 38305 20 Containers. Sharps Disposal Service on Mondays (see Note) Memphis VA Medical Center 1030 Jefferson Avenue Memphis, TN 38104 832 Containers. Sharps Disposal Service on Tuesdays and Fridays to service all containers once each week. Note: The Jackson Clinic staff will remove, replace and store sharps containers in the designated soiled utility room for pick-up by contractor. - Contractor shall provide service to collect each individual sharps container at the Medical Center/Clinic and replace with reusable sterilized container. This service will be accomplished each week. This will require the collectors to gown up, check in, discreetly enter and move about the various locations, and service every room and crash cart equipped with a sharps container. Contaminated sharps containers shall be cleaned, sterilized and reused. All sharps shall be properly disposed of in accordance with all local state and federal regulations. - Contractor shall ensure that the handling and final disposal of sharps waste is in compliance with the Department of Transportation (DOT), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and applicable Federal, State and Municipal governmental regulations and codes. - Contractor shall provide proof of a State of Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) processing permits, Transportation Licenses, all City Permits, and proof of a permit annually thereafter. Contractor shall provide proof of a minimum of $1,000,000 Environmental Restoration Insurance and provide proof annually thereafter. - Contractor shall provide reusable, puncture resistant, sterilized sharps containers for collecting Sharps Waste. Contractor shall exchange containers each week. Sharp Waste shall include hypodermic needles, syringes and scalpel blades, excluding any hazardous waste, radioactive waste, pharmaceuticals. The Medical Center will be responsible for the segregating of all waste in accordance with Federal, State and Local requirements. - Contractor shall remove and replace all existing sharp container brackets, if required. - Reusable Sharps Containers Contemplated: - 3 gallons - 2 gallons - 8 gallons trap lid - 8 gallons funnel lid - 17 gallons

Original Point of Contact

POC David Milner

Place of Performance

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