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Chemical Safety Bio-Medical Waste Management Self Learning Document for Doctors, Superintendents and Administrators (2)

Chemical Safety Bio-Medical Waste Management Self Learning Document for Doctors, Superintendents and Administrators (2)

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BIO-MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT-SELF LEARNING DOCUMENT FORDOCTORS, SUPERINTENDENTS ANDADMINISTRATORS
Supported By
World Health Organization (WHO),India Country Office, New Delhi
 Prepared By
ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION TRAINING AND RESEARCHINSTITUTE
Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
www.eptri.com 
 
 Environment Protection Training & Research Institute, (EPTRI)
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 Acknowledgment
Bio- Medical Waste Management is an essential, fundamental and important activity of allhospital. This document on
Bio-Medical Waste Management - Self Learning Documentfor Doctors, Medical Superintendents and Administrators
, is an attempt to refresh andenhance the knowledge on bio-medical waste management.Our sincere thanks to Mr. A.K. Sengupta, National Professional Officer, SustainableDevelopment and Environmental Health, World Health Organization (WHO), India CountryOffice, New Delhi for supporting this project and providing guidance at every level.We are grateful to Mr. Indrajit Pal, IAS, Director General, for his encouragement indeveloping this document.We wish to express our thanks and gratitude to everyone who contributed to this document.Dr. Razia SultanaProject Coordinator,Director (Programs) i/c,EPTRI, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
 
 Environment Protection Training & Research Institute, (EPTRI)
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Content
Page No.
1.
 
Introduction………………………………………………………………………….. 2
1.1
 
Definition of Bio-Medical Waste……………………………………………... 31.2
 
Risk to Personnel Due to Bio –Medical Waste………………………………. 31.3
 
Dangers of Improper Management of Bio-Medical Waste…………………… 4
2.
 
Regulations on Bio- Medical Waste Management………………………………… 6
2.1
 
National Legislations Governing Waste Management……………………. ….72.2
 
Excerpts from Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules,1998and as Amended............................................................................................. …8
3.
 
Role of Doctors, Medical Superintendent and Administrators of HospitalsIn Bio-Medical Waste Management……………………………………………….. 13
3.1
 
Planning and Designing of Bio- Medical Waste Management…….......... 143.1.1 Unit Wise Generation of Bio-Medical Waste……………………………..15
3.1.2
Waste Audit and Waste Minimization……………………………… …....163.1.3 Items and Equipments Required for Bio- Medical Waste Management…203. 1.4 Placement of Required Items……………………………………………..243.1.5
 
Designing the Movement of Bio-Medical Waste…………………………243.1.6
 
Formation of Committee for Bio-Medical Waste Management…………..243.2
 
Reducing Risk of Disease Transmission and Response to Accidents…….263.3
 
Financial Management…………………………………………………...303.3.1
 
Cost of Bio-Medical Waste Management System Where commonBio-Medical Waste Treatment Facility is Not Available………….313.3.2
 
Cost of Bio-Medical Waste Management System Where CommonBio-Medical Waste Treatment Facility is Not Available………….31
4. Implementation of Bio- Medical Waste Management Plan……………………....33
4.1 Bio-Medical Waste Management in Hospitals Where Common Bio-Medical Waste Treatment Facility is Not Available………………………...344.2
 
Bio-Medical Waste Management in Hospitals Where Common Bio-Medical Waste Treatment Facility is Available……………………………..574.3 Bio-Medical Waste Management in PHCs and Small Units………………...69
5. Do’s and Don’ts ……………………………………………………………………...73Annex 1 Bio-Medical waste (Management and Handling) Rules and Amendment…77

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