infectious waste

in·fec·ti·ous waste

(in-fekshŭs wāst)
Refuse capable of causing infectious disease; items contaminated with blood, saliva, or other body substances, or those actually or potentially infected with pathogenic material.
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Infectious waste by the French establishment of blood - Northern France means the waste with the property H9 ~Infectious~ (Annex I to the art.
Secretary Health further said proper training should be imparted to the staff for segregation of hospital waste so that it could be properly identified as municipal waste, infectious waste and hazardous hospital waste.
What compounds the situation is that 15-25 per cent of that is probably medical waste, containing hazardous materials such as infectious waste, contaminated with body fluids including disposal medical devices, which can present a health risk.
FREETOWN (CyHAN)- With support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF), Sierra Leone has begun to use new, environmentally-friendly sterilizing equipment to help dispose of the vast amounts of contaminated protective equipment and infectious waste generated in treating Ebola patients.
But the infection over the past week of two Texas hospital workers betrayed what even many of the best hospitals lack: the ability to handle the tide of infectious waste that Ebola generates.
Efforts by the healthcare and life-science sectors to keep up with advancing infection prevention technologies and capabilities will increase growth prospects for sterilization, washing/disinfecting, infectious waste disposal, and various other equipment such as scrub stations, incubators, and ultrasonic cleaners," analysts wrote.
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Efforts by the health care and life science sectors to keep up with advancing infection prevention technologies and capabilities will increase growth prospects for sterilization, washing/disinfecting, infectious waste disposal, and various other equipment such as scrub stations, incubators, and ultrasonic cleaners.
5] According to these regulations 'healthcare risk waste' is defined as that hazardous portion of healthcare waste which includes infectious waste, infectious sharps, and pharmaceutical waste.
Biomedical waste is a highly infectious waste material from bed-ridden patients using urine catheters or adult napkins, diabetics using syringes to administer insulin or anyone using sanitary napkins or dressing wounds.
infectious waste materials including anything contaminated with blood or body fluids, such as gloves or pads covering the lab bench;
He said: "They do want nurses to move a small amount of infectious waste, but we have worked with the nurses to find the best way possible to do this.