Medical Waste Disposal Laws

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As a regulated medical waste generator your organization is legally required to follow all state and federal waste regulation laws. Here’s what you need to know about the laws that affect your organization:


State Laws & Regulations

Georgia:

http://rules.sos.state.ga.us/docs/391/3/4/15.pdf
http://www.epa.gov/wastes/laws-regs/state/stats/safrn/ga.htm

Federal Laws & Regulations:

CDC Link to Healthcare associates infection information
http://www.cdc.gov/hai/

Federal Record Retention Guidelines for Medical Records
http://library.ahima.org/xpedio/groups/public/documents/ahima/bok1_012546.pdf

FDA Page on Home Diposal of Sharps
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/HomeHealthandConsumer/ConsumerProducts/Sharps/ucm20025647.htm

Med Dog Waste Management has been licensed by the state of Georgia to transport bio-hazardous waste.