BUMEDINST 6280.1B MGMT OF REGULATED MEDICAL WASTE

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  1. What is non-RMW?
    Material produced from patient contact intended for disposal. Disposed of as regular trash
  2. What is RMW?
    Waste generated from patient contact that poses a significant health risk to others
  3. There are ____ categories of RMW.
    9
  4. How is non-RMW from infectious patients and OB/GYN wards handled?
    as RMW
  5. RMW Group 1
    Cultures, Stocks, Vaccines
  6. RMW Group 2
    Pathological Waste
  7. RMW Group 3
    Blood/Blood Products
  8. RMW Group 4
    Used Sharps
  9. RMW Group 5
    Animal Waste
  10. RMW Group 6
    Isolation Waste
  11. RMW Group 7
    Unused Sharps
  12. RMW Group 8
    Other (locally designated)
  13. RMW Group 9
    Chemotherapy waste
  14. How thick should biohazard bags be?
    3mm
  15. How is a biohazard trash can labeled?
    With a biohazard symbol and the word "biohazard"; or red in color
  16. Where should unused and empty vaccine containers be thrown away?
    Sharps containers
  17. Storage of non-pathological RMW should not exceed ____ calendar days.
    7
  18. Frozen pathological RMW will not be stored for more than ____ days.
    30
  19. How full can a sharps container be before it needs to be removed?
    3/4 full
  20. What is the preferred way to dispose of animal waste?
    Incineration
  21. What color are chemotherapy waste containers?
    Yellow
  22. How long will shipping documentation for RMW be kept?
    2 years
  23. What bleach solution should be used to disinfect RMW spills?
    1:10
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BUMEDINST 6280.1B MGMT OF REGULATED MEDICAL WASTE
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2016-02-05 00:02:56
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