Workplace Safety & Health Guidelines on Hazardous Waste Management

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Workplace Safety & Health Guidelines on Hazardous Waste Management

The management of all healthcare facilities should develop a hazardous waste management programme suitable for the size of the facility and types of waste generated.

Workplace Safety & Health Guidelines on Hazardous Waste Management by Singapore Workplace Safety & Health Council

Types of hazardous waste generated

Hazardous waste management programme

The management of all healthcare facilities should develop a hazardous waste management programme suitable for the size of the facility and types of waste generated.

The management should also appoint person/s within the facility with resposibility for maintenance and management of waste transfer and disposal documentation, such as the generation, collection, treatment and safe disposal of hazardous waste.

Written procedures on treatment of all types of wastes generated by the healtcare facility should be established and documented.