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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Managing Wastes From Health Care Providers

Title:
Managing Wastes From Health Care Providers

Abstract:
This MPCA fact sheet is intended to assist health care providers with proper waste management. For the purposes of this fact sheet "health care providers" include "a school or plant nurse's office, a physicians' office, a dental office, a medical clinic or center, an assisted-care or long-term care facility, a hospital, a veterinary clinic or animal hospital and those personnel providing health care or operating such facilities." Waste types discussed include hazardous wastes, industrial solid waste, infectious waste, pharmaceutical waste, radioactive wastes, and sewerable waste. (PDF Format; Length: 7 pages)

URL:
http://www.pca.state.mn.us/publications/w-hw3-34.pdf

Source:
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)

Resource Type:
Fact sheet/checklist

Date of Publication:
October 2003

Associated Sectors:

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