Industry Code of Practice for the Management of Biohazardous Waste 7th Edition

The goal of this Code of Practice is the voluntary commitment by all stakeholders to Environmental BEst Practice in the safe and cost effective transportation, treatment and disposal of biohazardous waste.  Where practical, this code of practice is outcome focused, rather than prescriptive, so as to assist progress towards Environmental Best Practice for the industry, irrespective of the treatment and/or disposal technologies used.  As this is a best practice document, the Biohazard Waste Industry (BWI) promotes the use of the term "Biohazardous Waste" to better reflect sources of waste rather than those from healthcare settings.

This Code of Practice covers:
-Definitions
-Waste Classifications and segregation
-Management responsibilities
-Home healthcare waste
-Waste containment
-Storage requirements
-Transportation
-Treatment and disposal facilities
-Disposal of treatment residues
-Occupational Health & Safety
-Education & training
-Stakeholder relations

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