waste management(redirected from Sanitation engineering)
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waste man·age·ment(wāst manăj-mĕnt)
Administration of activities that provide safe collection, transport, processing, recycling or disposal of potentially hazardous waste products (i.e. needles, tissue specimens).
n protocol for the safe disposal of waste products, such as needles, tissue specimens, and instruments used in dental procedures.