Medical waste, also known as clinical waste, normally refers to waste products that cannot be considered general waste, produced from healthcare premises, such as hospitals, clinics, doctors offices, veterinary hospitals and labs.
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... RCRA Subtitle J regulated medical waste in four states (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island) and Puerto Rico, and expired on March 22, 1991 ... (See Medical Waste Tracking Act.) If determined to be hazardous, medical waste is currently regulated by RCRA Subtitle C for hazardous wastes ...
... Medical Waste methods of identification and segregation was elaborated, pushing the medical sector for their participations for realable handling, recycling, incineration depending on medical ... making biofuel in villages, Lebanese Cedars plantations and sorting out office and kitchen waste were made during appropriate dates ... of Identification and Segregation of Medical Waste Identification of Medical WASTE Methods of segregation Infectious waste Rotoclave Cytotoxic and ...
... In 1988 the Federal government passed The Medical Waste Tracking Act which set the standards for governmental regulation of medical waste ... and pass laws concerning the disposal of medical waste ... Disposal of this waste is an environmental concern, as many medical wastes are classified as infectious or biohazardous and could potentially lead to the spread of infectious disease ...
... The Medical Waste Tracking Act of 1988 is a United States federal law that addressed the handling and disposal of medical waste in coastal areas ...
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