This complete guide to infectious and medical waste management is required reading for everyone who handles, treats, transports, disposes of, or is responsible for this waste. Until now, no book has been written that explains in detail how to safely comply with the complex regulations and how to set up an effective infectious and medical waste program (including AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses) so the right decisions can be made. This valuable book gives you the expertise of the authors' combined 30 years' experience with this vital topic. Organized and presented in a clear, concise style-complete and practical-Infectious and Medical Waste Management covers every major and minor topic in this field: Medical Waste, Infectious Waste, Chemical Waste, and Radioactive Waste-everything you need to know is thoroughly covered. Presents waste audit plan organized by: collection, containers, spills, storage and processing, transportation, treatment, disposal, personnel and management.
1. Introduction 2. Infectious Waste Management 3. Management of Other Medical Waste 4. Keeping Your System Going.