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<h2>BIOHAZARD WASTE</h2>
 
<h2>BIOHAZARD WASTE</h2>
 
<p>Biohazard waste (infectious waste) is defined as material of biological origin capable of producing an infectious disease in humans or animals and includes at a minimum blood, body fluids, discarded sharps and inoculated culture media.</p>
 
<p>Biohazard waste (infectious waste) is defined as material of biological origin capable of producing an infectious disease in humans or animals and includes at a minimum blood, body fluids, discarded sharps and inoculated culture media.</p>
<p>Biohazard waste is composed of two broad categories to include sharps and nonsharps, and can be further subdivided by type. See the definitions outlined in Attachment I for further details.<br /><br />Biohazard waste, except for sharps, shall be contained in disposable plastic bags or containers that are tear-resistant, leak-proof, and secured to prevent leakage or expulsion of solid or liquid waste during storage, handling or transport.</p>
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<p>Biohazard waste is composed of two broad categories to include sharps and nonsharps, and can be further subdivided by type. See the definitions outlined in [http://info.unmc.edu/safety/PDF/2005%20WASTE%20HANDLING%20ATTACHMENTS%20Nov%202009.pdf Attachment I] for further details.<br /><br />Biohazard waste, except for sharps, shall be contained in disposable plastic bags or containers that are tear-resistant, leak-proof, and secured to prevent leakage or expulsion of solid or liquid waste during storage, handling or transport.</p>
 
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<li>Biohazard waste will be transported in covered containers designated for biohazardous waste.</li>
 
<li>Biohazard waste will be transported in covered containers designated for biohazardous waste.</li>
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<li>Pesticides</li>
 
<li>Pesticides</li>
 
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<p>For additional information, please see Attachment I and Attachment 2 or contact the Safety Manager.<br />This policy maintained by dkp.</p>
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<p>For additional information, please see [http://info.unmc.edu/safety/PDF/2005%20WASTE%20HANDLING%20ATTACHMENTS%20Nov%202009.pdf Attachment I and Attachment 2] or contact the [http://mailto:jhauser@unmc.edu Safety Manager].<br />This policy maintained by [http://mailto:dpanowic@unmc.edu dkp].</p>
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