Management Archive

Sources of Healthcare Waste

Sources of Healthcare Waste •Hospitals •Clinics •Laboratories •Research activities •Nursing homes •Acupuncturist •Paramedic and ambulance services •Animal research •Blood banks • Mortuaries •Autopsy centers Other Sources of Healthcare Wastes •Physicians’ offices •Dental clinics •Chiropractors •Psychiatric hospitals •Cosmetic piercing and tattooing •Institutions for disabled persons •Funeral services •Home healthcare •Define healthcare waste •Describe sources and examples of healthcare waste •Describe general characteristics of healthcare waste •Identify where wastes are generated in your facility •Categorize the wastes into two general categories based on whether or not they pose a risk •Describe general characteristics of the wastes Definition of Healthcare Waste What is healthcare waste? – Total waste stream from major healthcare establishments and from minor scattered healthcare activities General Types of Healthcare Waste Healthcare waste can be –Non-hazardous general wastes comparable to domestic waste (75-90% of healthcare waste in a health facility) –Potentially hazardous waste or waste that is associated with some health risks (10-25% of healthcare waste in …

CONTAINERISED WASTE INCINERATOR

CONTAINERISED WASTE INCINERATOR Incinerator Items/Model HICLOVER TS150(PLC) Picture   Burn Rate (Average) 100-150 kg/hour Feed Capacity(Average) 300kg/feeding Control Mode PLC Automatic Primary Combustion Chamber 1500Liters(1.5m3) Internal Dimensions 1500x1000x1000mm Secondary Chamber 750Liters(0.75m3) Smoke Filter Chamber Wet Scrubber Feed Mode Manual/Mechanical Voltage 415V 3P …
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