Laboratory Waste Management
Laboratory Waste Management, Laboratory waste may dispose of in recycling or trash. Laboratory glassware disposal boxes, sharps containers, or regulated medical waste boxes may need to be submitted to the chemical waste Program or Radioactive waste Program Pending contamination. It includes,
- Safe healthy productive workplace environment. Responsible for and effectively handling hazardous waste. Good Lab etiquette.
- Municipal and government laws exist to regulate and control hazardous waste disposal.
Types Of Waste:
- Normal Municipal waste (general)
- Recyclable waste
- Sharps, Broken Glass
- Biological/medical waste
- Chemical waste
- Radioactive material waste
- Electronic and Computer waste
- Clinical waste incineration experts
- Liquid waste management
- Hazardous waste
Biomedical waste is the king of waste containing infectious may be solid or liquid, for example, blood samples, cultures, and stocks. Waste generated from biologically cultured stocks and plates, molecular material, blood, animal and plant tissues, etc.
- All sharps, e.g. glass implements, needles, Syringes blades, glass Pasteur Pipettes.
- Separate biological waste from chemical hazardous waste.
- Treat to eliminate biohazard by sterilization or incineration.
- Label Correct use biohazard tape.
Biological Containers (1)
- Biohazard medical waste boxes.
- Disposal of non-sharp bio-hazardous waste.
- Cart box lined with a red micron plastic bag.
- Seal bag with cable tie- Seal bag with biohazard tape.
- Destruct it by high temp incineration.
Biohazardous waste Pick-up Procedures:
- Seal red bags, when 3/4 full with cable ties Provided by the contractor.
- Seal biohazard medical waste boxes with biohazard tape.
- Complete the chemical biological waste Pickup request form.
Points to Remember:
- No-biohazardous waste shall be stored for longer than 24 hours without being decontaminated. Decontaminated bio-hazardous waste is stored for up to 30 days.
- Store under refrigeration if necessary to Prevent odors in sharp containers treated as regular bio-hazardous waste.