Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Biomedical Waste Disposal Rules India

In light of recent outbreak of Hepatitis B in Modasa, Gujarat due to improper waste disposal by medical professionals and use of used syringes and needles. Which was followed by finding of used syringe storage at many cities in Gujarat. It is important to know the current laws regarding waste disposal in India

I am uploading here Waste disposal rules, 1998 amended 2000 under the environmental act, 1968 in PDF format

It may be useful as a guide to waste disposal for those practicing outside India



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