Traduction en anglais : The federal law on epidemic diseases and the disposal of medical waste.
Several laws and guidelines on the disposal of waste from hospitals and practice differentiate between diverse types of waste.
The LAGA instruction sheet lists five types: type A=hospital waste, type B=medical waste, type C=infectious waste, type D=chemical waste, and type E=human pathological material.
Especially the basis of differentiation between medical and infectious waste is the list of notifiable infectious diseases according to 3 of the Federal Law on Epidemic diseases. 10 a confines the list to contagious infectious diseases.
However, some tropical epidemics and endemic infectious diseases are not taken into account.
Mots-clés Pascal : Déchet, Evacuation déchet, Risque infectieux, Hôpital, Médecin, Maladie contagieuse, Législation, Homme, Allemagne, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Wastes, Waste evacuation, Infectious risk, Hospital, Physician, Communicable disease, Legislation, Human, Germany, Europe
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0145634
Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 199406.