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Reducing the risks related to the handling and disposal of health-care waste

Reducing the risks related to the handling and disposal of health-care waste

Professional Nurse 20(8): 40-42

Guidelines on the management of hospital waste aim not only to minimise the risks posed to staff at all levels but also to contain potential environmental hazards, such as infection and sharps injuries. It is therefore important for all personnel to be vigilant and to ensure that they dispose of clinical waste safety and appropriately.

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