What Is Bio-Hazardous Waste?

Biohazardous Waste is any bio-residue that can be dangerous to the human or animal body, for example:

Human bodily fluids in liquid and semi-liquid forms, dried and not, such as semen and vaginal secretions.

Human pathological waste includes human tissue, organs, body parts, etc. More about the author?

Animal waste is all the animal carcasses.

• Microbiological wastes include laboratory by-products such as discarded culture specimens (including stocks of infectious agents), discarded viruses and attenuated live agents, the wastes generated during production of biologics and serums. Also included are disposable dishes for cultures and equipment used to inoculate, transfer and mix cultures.

Sharps: sharp medical items such as needles, glass slides and lancets. Broken glass is also acceptable.

For laboratories and other healthcare providers to navigate around the stringent legislation on hazardous disposal of waste, the Department of Health has developed the following classification.

Offensive waste

The non-clinical garbage isn’t infectious or contain chemicals. It may, however, be unappealing to people who are in contact with it.

The medical offensive waste must be separated from the mixed and clinical municipal trash.

When you are collecting municipal refuse, you should separate the municipal garbage that contains offensive municipal products.

In the event that you produced less than this amount, your municipal offensive garbage can be placed in your mixed waste municipal bag.

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