Types of Bio-medical waste


All human activities produce waste. We all know that such waste may be dangerous and needs safe disposal. Industrial waste, sewage and agricultural waste pollute water, soil and air. It can also be dangerous to human beings and environment. Similarly, hospitals and other health care facilities generate lots of waste which can transmit infections, particularly HIV, Hepatitis B & C and Tetanus, to the people who handle it or come in contact with it. (more…)

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Feminine Bin for your female staff and customers

With limited awareness and lack of legal binding, safe disposal of feminine sanitary waste has been restricted to the global corporate in major Indian cities. But with the Feminine Sanitary Bin now being available indigenously, procuring female hygiene waste disposal bins is faster. It will also avoid blockages of your own drain systems. (more…)

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Injuries caused by sharps waste can pose a serious threat to the health and well being of anyone handling sharps due to the exposure to blood borne viruses. Hence the safe management and disposal of sharps waste is vital to ensure the risks associated with handling sharps are eliminated and to ensure compliance with the Bio-Medical Waste Rules and Regulation.
What items are classed as ‘sharps’ (more…)

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Colour coded bin system is another essential element when it comes to healthcare and other related areas. As specified in the Bio-medical Waste Handling and Management Act, bio-medical waste should be segregated and kept in colour coded containers or bags at the point of generation prior to its storage, transportation , treatment and disposal. Colour coding for containers or bags (red, yellow, blue, white) for collection of various categories of bio-medical wastes is mandatory. (more…)

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Medical waste is unwanted biological products that are highly infectious in nature. It has to be disposed properly otherwise it poses a health and environmental danger. Medical waste is found in hospitals, laboratories, clinic, research centres, etc. It is broadly classified as infectious waste and bio-hazardous waste, and can easily spread any disease virally and can even pose a danger to life. In many instances of illegal disposal, medical waste is mixed with the municipal waste and a percentage is buried or burned with no proper regulation. Therefore, the disposal of health care waste and its potential health impact are an important public health issue. (more…)

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Normally 15lt and 30 lt waste storage bins are preferred for individual waste storage stations, and 60-100 litres are preferred for final collection points/ area. According to the sizes of these waste storage bins specified sized of non-chlorinated polythene bags are used. (more…)

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