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Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1998.

The powers confirmed by section 6, 8, and 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act 1986, the Central Govt. has made The Biomedical Waste (Management & Handling) Rules to safeguard the public and health care workers from the risk arising due to Biomedical Waste. The penalties are same as specified in Environment (Protection) Act 1986.

1. Short Title And Commencement

2. Application

3. Definitions

4. Duty of Occupier

5. Treatment And Disposal

6. Segregation, Packaging, Transportation and Storage

7. Prescribed Authority

8. Authorisation

9. Advisory Committee

10. Annual Report

11. Maintenance of Records

12. Accident Reporting

13. Appeal

 

SCHEDULE 1

Categories of Bio-Medical Waste.

SCHEDULE 2

Colour Coding And Type of Container for Disposal of Bio-Medical Wastes

SCHEDULE 3

Lable for Bio-Medical Waste Containers/Bags.

SCHEDULE 4

Label for Transport of Bio-Medical Wast Containers/Bags

SCHEDULE 5

Standards for Treatment And Disposal of Bio-Medical Wastes

SCHEDULE 6

Schedule for Waste Treatment Facilities Like Incinerator/ Autoclave/ Microwave System

 

FORMS

Form 1: Application for Authoristion

Form 2: Annual Report.

Form 3: Accident Reporting

 

 

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