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Biomedical Waste

Florida Department of Health in Broward County

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Oversight of Biomedical Waste management is conducted to assure proper identification, segregation, containment, storage and labeling of Biomedical Waste. What is Biomedical Waste? Biomedical Waste is:

  • Any liquid or solid waste that may present a threat of infection to humans
  • Liquid Waste: Blood and any other body fluids from humans
  • Solid Waste: Syringes, needles, clothing, towels, rags, sheets, gloves, plastic bags, or any objects soiled with blood or other body fluids

Additional Information:

 Florida Department of Health - Biomedical Waste external_link