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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Categorised as 'highly infectious waste', the clinical refuse must be segregated at source.
Tenders are invited for The Provision of Services for the Management of Hazardous Goods purely infectious waste (EAMA) and mixed hazardous waste(MEA)
The municipal waste is handed over to cantonment board as per a MoU signed with them and the infectious waste is incinerated according to the standard, he said.
'Hazardous and infectious waste generated by seven district hospitals were not regularly collected from six months to one year, [exposing] hospital patients, health workers and the general public to the danger of human waste, infectious diseases and other toxic waste,' the audit body said.
A spot check by the Nation revealed yellow, red and black disposal bags dumped at the open site where drug containers, used casts and diapers, among other waste, are scattered.GUIDELINESKenyan healthcare waste guidelines require that yellow and red bags be used for containing infectious and highly infectious waste respectively, which should be treated by incineration before disposal.
The infectious waste, includes blood products, body parts, tissues, surgical gloves, needles, scalpels, liquids, paper, plastics, and other trash.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) is all set to operate itself the burning of infectious waste with the start of hospital's own incinerator during current month of December.
ISLAMABAD:Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) is all set to operate itself the burning of infectious waste with the start running of hospital's own incinerator.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) is allset to operate itself the burning of infectious waste with the start running of hospital's own incinerator.
Punjab government has taken some concrete steps towards proper disposal of Infectious Hospital Waste Management (IHWM) which includes the management of infectious waste through proper segregation, collection, storage, transportation and incineration.
In Pakistan, in most of the tertiary care hospitals infectious waste is disposed of in yellow bags, non-infectious in white, blood products or placenta in red and sharps in boxes or containers.11
These countries suffer from improper infectious waste management practices in their hospitals that causes an occupational and public health challenge for the general public.2 Health care activities in these hospitals produce infectious waste which may cause a higher risk for infection and injury than any other type of waste.