Eight Groups of Medical Waste

Medical Waste Disposal in Houston

It's crucial that you understand what kind of medical waste your facility produces then you can definitely determine the appropriate disposal. The WHO classified the medical waste into eight (8) types of medical waste:

Infectious waste - Waste that could transmit infection from virus, bacterial, parasites to human, i.e.: lab cultures, tissues, swabs, equipment and excreta
Sharps - Sharp waste, such as needle, scalpels, knives, blades, etc.
Pathological - Human tissue or fluids i.e. parts of the body, blood, other body fluids
Radioactive - Unused liquid in radiotherapy or lab research, contaminated glassware, etc.
Chemical - Expired lab reagents, film developer, disinfectant
Pharmaceuticals - Expired and contaminated medicines
Pressurized containers - Gas cylinders and gas cartridges
General waste (UMW) - Non-recourse to human health because no blood or any related bodily fluid, i.e.: office paper, wrapper, kitchen waste, general sweeping, etc.

Houston Medical Waste Disposal

For the reason that management for every waste categories vary.

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