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Who We Are

Meet the Experts

Bob Spurgin

Bob Spurgin is the nation’s leading authority on healthcare waste management policy, training, and compliance.  Over the past 30 years in private practice he has worked with over 200 hospitals and health systems, and dozens of the major waste service and product providers in the industry.  He is an author of the EPA Guide for Infectious Waste and a report for the US Congress on medical waste management.  He’s appeared on CNN, PBS, ABC and spoken at numerous national and regional health care conferences on training, compliance, and safety.

He is a pioneer in efficient and comprehensive training programs that keep his clients current with all applicable federal and state regulations. 

Mr. Spurgin is a contributing author to three books, editor of “Environmental Standards for the Healthcare Industry,” and continues to speak and write on topics of concern to the medical waste generators, transporters, and treatment companies.  Further information can be found on his LinkedIn profile or the Medical Waste Advisory Group on LinkedIn which he heads.

Norma Nieto

Norma Nieto has spent her career in the healthcare environmental services field focusing on establishing programs that exceed regulatory requirements for multiple departments including infection control, nursing, housekeeping, facilities, linen, safety and security. Both as a manager and a consultant to major hospitals and health systems she has provided both proactive and corrective action programs to address all compliance issues.


She has a unique ability to address complicated problems in a concise and straightforward manner, including federal and state regulations as well as accreditation programs that comply with Joint Commission and CDC standards.


Throughout her professional life she has conducted training programs in a group learning and on line setting to comply with DHS, CDC, OSHA, DOT, CMS, and Joint Commission as well as state and local environmental and public health requirements.   

Norma’s unique background of both inside operations and outside consulting has given her the ability to address all client customer needs from a variety of approaches.

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