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Infectious Waste
Infectious waste is waste that poses a risk to human health and safety due to its biological risk. Infectious waste includes, but is not limited to: waste human blood and blood products, human body tissue, sharps used in patient and animal care, sharps used in tattoo parlors and body piercing facilities, samples of infectious agents, laboratory waste and dialysis waste. Infectious wastes are generated at many different facilities, including doctors’ and dentists’ offices, hospitals, clinics, schools, nursing homes, tattoo parlors and body piercing facilities, mortuaries and veterinary facilities.
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