TITLE

Disposal duties

AUTHOR(S)
GILLMEISTER, DEBRA
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Health Facilities Management;May2011, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
63538498

 

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