|Document ID (ISN)||59681|
|Convention or series no.
Health Services Advisory Committee
||Safe disposal of clinical waste
||HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. iv, 20p. 27 ref. Price: GBP 4.50.
||This guidance is intended to enable employers to develop appropriate policies for the handling and disposing of clinical waste. Contents: categories of clinical waste for local risk assessments; health, safety and environmental legislation; development of a clinical waste policy; general principles for safe disposal of clinical waste (means of segregation, waste containers, storage, transport, handling, training, personal protection, accidents and incidents, spillages); areas or activities needing special consideration; final disposal.
||disposal of harmful waste; hospitals; health services; United Kingdom
||transport of materials; storage; personal protective equipment; veterinary services; safety and health training; replaced; data sheet; role of management; legislation
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Waste collection and disposal
Health care services