Medical waste chart: Take the danger out of dumping

Medical waste chart: Take the danger out of dumping

Remind your team what goes in medical waste and what goes in the dumpster.
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Sep 21, 2009

If you're not sure everyone on your veterinary team knows what's medical waste (a category of hazardous waste) and what's not, click here for a printable refresher course in one PDF.

Remember that states and some cities and counties have extra rules for waste disposal. Obtain a copy of your local or state hazardous waste regulations and read it yourself. Many people are confused about the rules, especially when it comes to veterinary medical waste.

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