Resource Review: Medical/Biohazardous Waste Briefing (EHS0730)

Research projects can generate waste that is contaminated with biohazardous material. Health Services personnel generate medical waste during routine medical procedures. All of this material must be managed correctly in order to protect the workers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and members of the general public. This program focuses is only with aspects of handling medical/biohazardous wastes.

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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory



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The following topical areas are included:

  • Medical/Biohazardous Waste
  • Clear Bag and Red Bag Programs
  • Biohazardous Waste Containers
  • Waste Log
  • Cleaning Containers
  • Sharps Waste
  • Pathological Waste
  • Mixed Waste Disposal
  • Waste Disposal
  • Information Resources


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