These containers may contain hazardous material, but they are a welcome addition to patient rooms, lab procedure rooms and emergency rooms in medical facilities. With easy-to-use foot pedals, these containers help you take the extra step toward maintaining clean, safe facilities. Biohazard containers are ideal for areas where medical waste originates. They operate quietly with foot pedals providing hands-free sanitary use. Lids close automatically to control odors and prevent bacteria from escaping.