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strategy for the management of biomedical waste report of the Interministry Task Force on Biomedical Waste. by Interministry Task Force on Biomedical Waste (Ont.)

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Published by The Task Force in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Health facilities -- Ontario -- Waste disposal,
  • Medical supplies, Disposable -- Ontario,
  • Hospitals -- Ontario -- Waste disposal,
  • Medical wastes -- Environmental aspects.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesReport of the Interministry Task Force on Biomedical Waste
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 46, 4 p. ;
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19718853M

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Biomedical waste threatens the public health since the care foundations has been established because of inadequate management of biomedical waste as and associated with risks to healthcare workers.   Biomedical waste management is a crucial part of any health care facility’s daily operation. With over , needle sticks per year and million pounds of medical waste each hour in the U.S., correct biomedical waste disposal is a key concern in any medical business. Because we at MedPro Waste Disposal help providers maximize health care success, we’ve developed this biomedical waste. Biomedical waste is the waste that is generated during the process of patient care and its quantity in cities has been ranging from to 2% of the municipal solid wastes. WHO fact sheet reported that from total of waste generated by health care activities, 20% is hazardous. Though quantity is.   The quantity of biomedical waste generated per bed per day will vary depending upon the type of health problems, the type of care provided and the hospital waste management practices. It varies from 1–2 kg in developing countries to kg in developed countries such as USA [ 3, 4 ]. 10–15% of the waste is infectious in developed countries.