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Document ID (ISN)111693
CIS number 11-0397
Year 2010
Convention or series no. NTP 853
Author(s) Canalejas Pérez P., Gadea Carrera E., Solórzano Fábrega M.
Title Collection, transport and storage of sanitary waste
Original title Recogida, transporte y almacenamiento de residuos sanitarios [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2010. 6p. Illus.
Internet access NTP_853.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract This information note addresses the management of various types of medical wastes, and in particular the way they should be collected, transported and stored prior to disposal. It also presents the regulations which apply in the various Spanish autonomous communities.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; laboratories; storage; transport of materials; refuse collection; disposal of harmful waste; hospitals
Descriptors (secondary) in-plant transport; public OSH institutions; legal aspects; data sheet
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal
Biological hazards
Workplace health promotion