Biomedical waste management: Safety of health care workers handling the waste is paramount
Biomedical waste includes human and animal anatomical waste, treatment apparatus like needles, syringes and other materials used in health care facilities in the course of treatment and research. This waste is generated during diagnosis, treatment or immunization in hospitals, nursing homes, pathological laboratories, blood bank, etc.Tonnes of biomedical waste are produced by hospitals every day. An estimated 1-2 kg of wa
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