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Safe management of wastes from health-care activities /

by Prüss, A; Organisation mondiale de la santé.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Geneva : World Health Organization, 1999Description: XIV, 230 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9241545259.Subject(s): Safety Management | Medical Waste | Medical Waste Disposal -- methods | Handbooks | GuidelineMeSH subject(s): Medical Waste | Medical Waste Disposal | Safety Management | Medical Waste Disposal -- methods | MonographPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: Monograph
Contents:
Contents 1. Introduction 2. Definition and characterization of health-care waste 3. Health impacts of health-care waste 4. Legislative, regulatory, and policy aspects 5. Health-care waste management planning 6. Waste minimization, reycling, and reuse 7. Handling, storage, and transportation of health-care waste 8. Treatment and disposal technologies for health-care waste 9. Application of treatment and disposal methods to health-care waste categories 10. Collection and disposal of wastewater 11. Costs related to health-care waste management 12. Health and safety practices for health-care personnel 13. Emergency response 14. Hospital hygiene and infection control 15. Training 16. Minimal programmes for health-care waste management
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Contents 1. Introduction 2. Definition and characterization of health-care waste 3. Health impacts of health-care waste 4. Legislative, regulatory, and policy aspects 5. Health-care waste management planning 6. Waste minimization, reycling, and reuse 7. Handling, storage, and transportation of health-care waste 8. Treatment and disposal technologies for health-care waste 9. Application of treatment and disposal methods to health-care waste categories 10. Collection and disposal of wastewater 11. Costs related to health-care waste management 12. Health and safety practices for health-care personnel 13. Emergency response 14. Hospital hygiene and infection control 15. Training 16. Minimal programmes for health-care waste management