Disposal duties

May 2011
Health Facilities Management;May2011, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p51
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the proper handling of regulated medical waste (RMW) in the U.S. Some of the factors considered in handling RMW are greatest risk areas, federal regulations and volume analysis. It emphasizes the importance of knowledge of the regulations in effective RMW management. It notes that cost savings can be generated by segregating waste within a health care facility. It also mentions the need for staff to be trained to assure they know the biohazard and infectious nature of RMW.


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