Clinical Waste

Procedure for the Disposal of Clinical Waste

The procedure meets the requirements for the University to comply with the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and the Hazardous Waste Regulations 2005 in order to ensure that infectious and hazardous waste is disposed of safely.

Waste to be dealt with as clinical waste is defined and procedures for its containment, storage and segregation from other waste is described.

Duties and Responsibilities

Head of Department

Safety Office

Head of Biological and Life Sciences


University Procedure for the Disposal of Clinical Waste

Guidance Form for the Segregation of Clinical Waste

Guidance for Dealing with a Clinincal Waste Spillage

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