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Biomedical waste in Jharkhand

TitleBiomedical waste in Jharkhand
Publication Type Research Reports
Year of Publication2020
Keywordsbio-medical wasteHospitalsCBWTFJharkhandHCFsliquid wasteBMWMWaste segregationWaste transportationOccupational safetyColor-coded binsHazardous waste
Abstract

Bio-medical waste is defined in the BMWM Rules, 2016 as, ‘any waste, which is generated during the diagnosis, treatment or immunisation of human beings or animals or research activities pertaining thereto or in the production or testing of biological or in health camps, including the categories mentioned in Schedule I of the rules.’

To assess the status of bio-medical waste management in Jharkhand, Toxics Link released a report titled ‘Failed or Ignored?’ The study covered five major districts of Jharkhand which includes Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Deoghar and Bokaro. 

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