Q. Waste produced during surgical process?
Regular garbage generated from clerical office procedures or kitchen waste should be disposed of within the usual garbage systemHuman blood and fluids
These can be discharged directly to sanitary sewer with permission from regional municipality; or use approved carrier to approved receiver
Highly infectious waste: should be sterilised by autoclaving.
Infusion sets, bottles and gloves should be cut with curved scissors and then discarded in red bags and transported
Disinfection of sharps, soiled linen, plastic and rubber goods: is to be achieved at point of generation by usage of sodium hypochlorite with minimum contact of 1 hour. Fresh solution should be made in each shift.