|Document ID (ISN)||103837|
|Convention or series no.
||INRS ED 918
||Infectious wastes - Disposal of health care sector and similar wastes involving infection hazards
||DÚchets infectieux - Elimination des DASRI et assimilÚs [in French]|
||Institut national de recherche et de sÚcuritÚ, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, June 2004. 50p. Illus. 24 ref. Price: EUR 7.30. Downloadable version free.
||http://www.inrs.fr/inrs-pub/inrs01.nsf/inrs01_search_view_view/6D055E66DC875133C1256ECB004F42FD/$FILE/ed918.pdf [in French]
||Many occupational groups are involved with the management of infectious wastes. This guide presents the various regulations concerning the disposal of infectious health care waste and body parts. It describes the sectors of activity that are involved, measures concerning the packing, storage, transport, pre-treatment, incineration or cremation and traceability of the waste, as well as the training and information of persons at risk of exposure.
||disposal of harmful waste; biological hazards; hospitals; France
||legal aspects; animals; labelling; storage; safety guides; road transport; responsibilities; safety and health training; information of personnel; incinerators
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||France|
|Broad subject area(s)
Waste collection and disposal
Health care services