Special wastes (ICS 13.030.30)
DRS 209: 2020 Waste within healthcare facilities — Handling and disposal — Code of practice (43 page(s), in English)
1.1 This standard develops criteria for segregation, collection, movement, storage and on-site disposal of waste within healthcare units, biological research facilities, and veterinary facilities.
1.2 It also covers disposal of waste materials after removal from site of health care facility, the special precautions which may apply to infectious substances (or the transportation thereof), and efficiency of incinerators.
1.3 This standard does not cover the disposal of e-wastes (Covered by RS 276-1 and RS 276-2), radioactive wastes and the design of landfill dedicated to special wastes from healthcare facilities