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Infectious and medical waste management

by Peter A. Reinhardt

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Published by Lewis Publishers in Chelsea, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Infectious wastes -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Medical wastes -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Medical centers -- Waste disposal -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Hazardous Waste -- prevention & control,
  • Refuse Disposal -- methods,
  • Waste Products

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter A. Reinhardt, Judith G. Gordon.
    ContributionsGordon, Judith G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA567.7 .R45 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 280 p. :
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1854436M
    ISBN 100873711580
    LC Control Number90006193

    The Missouri Solid Waste Management Law, Sections and of the Revised Statutes of Missouri deal with infectious waste, and 10 Code of State Regulations (CSR) lists the regulatory requirements for the management and disposal of infectious waste .   Andrew L. Shannon, Anne Woolridge, in Waste, In the United States. In September of , the US EPA adopted new source performance standards (NSPS) and emissions guidelines (EG) for hospital/medical/ infectious waste .

    E. Disposal – All labeled solid infectious medical waste that has been steam sterilized and rendered noninfectious, will then be weighed, with the weight, the date weighed and the name of the person doing the weighing recorded in the log Size: 35KB. A list of permitted TSOST facilities in California can be found on the Medical Waste Management Program website. If the waste is being sent out of the State of California for treatment, check with the receiving State for their requirements on the treatment of medical waste and specifically medical waste .

      The quantity of biomedical waste generated per bed per day will vary depending upon the type of health problems, the type of care provided and the hospital waste management practices. It varies from 1–2 kg in developing countries to kg in developed countries such as USA [ 3, 4 ]. 10–15% of the waste is infectious Cited by: 5. Managing Solid Waste Contaminated with a Category A Infectious Substance. iii. PREFACE. Solid waste contaminated with infectious substances can be managed safely. 1. In the United States, much of this waste comes from hospitals, other healthcare facilities, medical.


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Infectious and medical waste management by Peter A. Reinhardt Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Top of Page. Management of Regulated Medical Waste in Health-Care. While some countries have complex waste management systems that involve the chemical and mechanical sterilization and/or destruction of infectious waste, many regions of the world have significantly limited resources to deal with dangerous medical waste.

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Summary: Sets out to explain in detail how to comply with the complex regulations pertaining to medical and infectious waste. The book aims to cover all the main areas of the field - medical waste, infectious waste, chemical waste and radioactive waste.

12 MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT Description of medical waste The term “medical waste” covers all wastes produced in health-care or diagnostic activities.

Refuse similar to household waste can be put through the same collection, recycling and processing procedure as the community’s municipal waste.

Human activities produce biological waste in the form of human excreta or other discarded materials, much of which may contain infectious microorganisms. Such waste, if untreated, has varying degrees of potential to cause disease. Existing methods of sanitation have served effectively to protect the public's health from any disease associated with biological waste.

Infectious Waste Management Guidelines Infectious Waste Collection and Disposal Guidelines INTRODUCTION. The following guidelines are to be used for the safe handling and disposal of infectious waste generated at the University of Delaware.

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Pathological waste. What do we do? Develop regulations for safe waste management .