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Author Reinhardt, Peter A., author.

Title Infectious and medical waste management / Peter A. Reinhardt, Judith G. Gordon
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource
Series CRC revivals
CRC revivals
Contents Section 1 Introduction / Peter A. Reinhardt -- chapter 1 The Search for a Successful Waste Management Strategy / Peter A. Reinhardt -- chapter 2 Regulations and Standards for Infectious and Medical Waste Management / Peter A. Reinhardt -- section 2 Infectious Waste Management / Peter A. Reinhardt -- chapter 3 Identification of Infectious Waste / Peter A. Reinhardt -- chapter 4 Handling, Storage, and Transport of Infectious Waste / Peter A. Reinhardt -- chapter 5 Treatment Considerations and Options / Peter A. Reinhardt -- chapter 6 Steam Sterilization of Infectious Waste / Peter A. Reinhardt -- chapter 7 Incineration of Infectious Waste / Peter A. Reinhardt -- chapter 8 Other Treatment Technologies / Peter A. Reinhardt -- chapter 9 Disposal of Treated Waste / Peter A. Reinhardt -- chapter 10 Minimizing Infectious Waste / Peter A. Reinhardt -- section 3 Management of Other Medical Waste / Peter A. Reinhardt -- chapter 11 Antineoplastic Drugs and Other Chemical Wastes / Peter A. Reinhardt -- chapter 12 Managing Low-Level Radioactive Waste / Peter A. Reinhardt -- chapter 13 Wastes with Multiple Hazards / Peter A. Reinhardt -- section 4 Keeping Your System Going / Peter A. Reinhardt -- chapter 14 Occupational Safety for Waste Management / Peter A. Reinhardt -- chapter 15 Preparing for Hazardous Material Emergencies / Peter A. Reinhardt -- chapter 16 Training Staff and Waste Handlers / Peter A. Reinhardt -- chapter 17 Completing the Process -- Essential Components of Effective Waste Management / Peter A. Reinhardt
Summary "This complete guide to infectious and medical waste management is required reading for everyone who handles, treats, transports, disposes of, or is responsible for this waste. Until now, no book has been written that explains in detail how to safely comply with the complex regulations and how to set up an effective infectious and medical waste program (including AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses) so the right decisions can be made. This valuable book gives you the expertise of the authors' combined 30 years' experience with this vital topic. Organized and presented in a clear, concise style-complete and practical-Infectious and Medical Waste Management covers every major and minor topic in this field: Medical Waste, Infectious Waste, Chemical Waste, and Radioactive Waste-everything you need to know is thoroughly covered. Presents waste audit plan organized by: collection, containers, spills, storage and processing, transportation, treatment, disposal, personnel and management."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 15, 2018)
Subject Infectious wastes -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Medical centers -- Waste disposal -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Medical wastes -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Infrastructure.
Infectious wastes.
Medical centers -- Waste disposal.
Medical wastes.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Gordon, Judith G., author.
ISBN 1315894432