Disposal of Biohazardous, Sharps and Medical Waste

Use red biohazard bags to contain biohazardous or medical waste. Do not use orange or clear biohazard bags. Red biohazard bags must be labeled “Biohazardous Waste” or with the word “BIOHAZARD” and the


Examples: Biohazard bags Biohazard symbol with "X" Biohazard Tag 2. After autoclaving, place the now decontaminated biohazard bag into a dark garbage bag, seal and place in regular trash.

Handling and Disposal of Biohazard Waste. Page 1 of 4

Title: Handling and Disposal of Biohazard Waste. Page 1 of 4 1. PURPOSE: 1.1 This SOP describes the step-by-step method for the preparation of incinerator. 1.2 The prime intention of disposing biohazard wastes e.g. sharps, laboratory wastes, and viral specimens is to ...

The Biohazard Symbol

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Biohazardous and Medical Waste Disposal Guidelines

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY Hypodermic needles with attached: Pipete Tips Disposable Pipets Non-contaminated Contaminated Regular trash Red bag in hard-sided leak proof container with biohazard symbols on all sides and top Biohazard waste Contaminated: Petri dishes Disposable culture & tissue flasks Materials ...

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What You Need To Know About Biohazard Containers at MU Required Training Questions? Need Supplies? Contact us at: Environmental Health and Safety Hazardous Material Services Resource Recovery Center 1710 E. Campus Loop Columbia, Missouri 65211 Regulated medical (i.e. biohazardous, biomedical ...

Biohazardous Waste Disposal Guidelines

Biohazardous Waste Disposal Guidelines Sharps Waste Solid Lab Waste Liquid Waste Animals Pathological Waste Description  Biohazard symbol  Address: UCSD 9500 Gilman Drive La Jolla, CA 92093 (858) 534-4357  Building & room number Storage & packaging Labeling Treatment ...

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Biohazardous Waste Basics

A leak-proof container with a lid lined with a sturdy, non-descript bag is what is required. The UT Hazardous Waste label should be placed on the storage container as well. No biohazard labels please!


(1) Collect in biohazard bags or sealed container with “Biohazard” label. (2) Attach a purple “Waste for Incineration” tag, and take to

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