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WAC 296-823-18015

Make sure these practices for contaminated material and waste are followed.

(1) You must incinerate or decontaminate all regulated waste by a method known to effectively destroy bloodborne pathogens, such as autoclaving.
(2) You must make sure to place materials to be decontaminated away from the work area in a container that is:
(a) Durable;
(b) Leakproof;
(c) Appropriately labeled, or color-coded;
(d) Closed before being removed from the work area.
Reference:
You can find additional requirements for appropriate labels and color-coding in WAC 296-823-14025.
(3) You must incinerate or decontaminate all waste from work areas and from animal rooms before disposal.
(4) You must make sure an autoclave is available for decontamination of regulated waste.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050. WSR 15-23-086, § 296-823-18015, filed 11/17/15, effective 12/18/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 07-03-163, § 296-823-18015, filed 1/24/07, effective 4/1/07; WSR 04-12-070, § 296-823-18015, filed 6/1/04, effective 9/1/04; WSR 03-09-110, § 296-823-18015, filed 4/22/03, effective 8/1/03.]
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