Types of Lab Waste
Types of Lab Waste, Laboratory waste may disposed of in recycling, trash, laboratory glassware disposal boxes, sharps containers, or regulated medical waste boxes; it may need to be submitted to the Chemical Waste Program or Radioactive Waste Program pending contamination.
Any contaminated material of the patient, surgical waste, laboratory culture, etc
Used needles Syringes Infusion sets Blades Broken glass or glass Water etc.
Pharma logical Waste:
Waste from chemicals used during cleaning.
Radio Active Waste:
Waste contaminated with radioactive material during diagnosis and treatment.
For Example food packing paper etc.
Correct procedures for disposal of laboratory waste:
All the laboratory waste is carefully collected and burnt in the furnace and the residual ash etc. is buried at a specific place designated by the municipality.
- Protective clothing of the staff
- Single Chamber Incinerator
- Simple furnace