Biohazard Waste Disposal Procedures
Biohazard waste boxes are the cardboard boxes with the red plastic liners that are used for the disposal of research materials. Contaminated research materials include: tissue samples, animal cadavers, animal organs, slides, broken lab glassware, absorbent pads, pharmaceuticals, and small quantities of chemicals. Sharps should be collected in the red puncture resistant collection containers. The puncture-resistant sharps collection boxes are purchased through each department. Outlined below are the disposal instructions to be followed:
For further information, please visit the Laboratory Waste Packaging Instructions.
In Ross Hall, place the sealed and labelled box into the hallway for pickup by Housekeeping.
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