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Page Updated: 11/01/2016

This page contains links to external agencies. The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Public Health Sanitation Division is not responsible for the content of the following sites.

 
  • Visit our Links page for lots of useful information about infectious medical waste management.

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  • Stericycle is approved to stop returning final, proof-of-destruction, hard copies of waste manifests with the implementation of a web-based customer manifest archive system.  Read the approval letter for more details.

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  • Visit our Links page for information about Reprocessing Single-Use Devices.

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  • Detailed information about autoclaving infectious medical waste.

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  • Our Infectious Medical Waste Presentations are now available in PowerPoint format.
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  • U.S. Department of Transportation requirements for waste transport.  Click here for more details.
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  • A Summary of the Performance Standards cited in the West Virginia Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerator Rule.
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  • Required components of a Spill Cleanup Kit

    Every West Virginia facility and vehicle that generates or transports infectious medical waste in West Virginia is required to have a complete spill kit.

     

  • If your facility currently generates in excess of 50 pounds of Infectious Medical Waste per month, please contact this office for more information.
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  • Information on how to apply for approval for an Alternative Treatment Technology.