Biomedical Waste Management : An Infrastructural Survey of Hospitals.

@article{Rao2004BiomedicalWM,
  title={Biomedical Waste Management : An Infrastructural Survey of Hospitals.},
  author={Skm Rao and Rakesh K Ranyal and Sukhwant Singh Bhatia and Volumetrics Rakesh Sharma},
  journal={Medical journal, Armed Forces India},
  year={2004},
  volume={60 4},
  pages={
          379-82
        }
}
BACKGROUND The Ministry of Environment & Forests notified the Biomedical Waste (management & handling) Rules, 1998" (BMW Mgt) in July 1998. In accordance with the rules, every hospital generating BMW needs to set up requisite BMW treatment facilities on site or ensure requisite treatment of waste at common treatment facility. No untreated BMW shall be kept stored beyond a period of 48 hours. The cost of construction, operation and maintenance of system for managing BMW represents a significant… CONTINUE READING
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