|Document ID (ISN)||110538|
|Convention or series no.
||Canalejas Pérez P., Gadea Carrera E., Solórzano Fabrega M.
||Medical waste management
||Gestión de residuos sanitarios [in Spanish]|
||Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2010. 6p.
||http://www.insht.es/InshtWeb/Contenidos/Documentacion/FichasTecnicas/NTP/Ficheros/821a921/838%20web.pdf [in Spanish]
||This information note on medical waste management in medical and veterinarian services aims at ensuring public health and protecting workers handling this kind of waste at the site of production as well as outside. It describes the different types of waste and their disposal according to the hazard they present (with household garbage or as special waste). European and Spanish legislation, as well as the specific legislation of the regional authorities in this field is also listed.
||Spain; waste disposal; health services; veterinary services; biological hazards
||dangerous substances; harmful substances; responsibilities; legal aspects; data sheet
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Spain|
|Broad subject area(s)