Hazardous Materials and Waste Management
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Management of Pharmaceutical Hazardous Waste
This website provides access to resources from the USEPA related to Management of Pharmaceutical Hazardous Waste.
Oregon Public Health Services: Infectious Waste Page
Learn more about Alternative Treatments of Infectious Waste in Oregon.
Source: Oregon Public Health
Oregon Hazardous Waste Program
The DEQ is authorized by the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate hazardous waste in Oregon. Proper hazardous waste management is an integral part of protecting Oregon's land, air, and water systems.
OSHA Best Practices for Hospital-based First Receivers of Victims from Mass Casualty Incidents Involving the Release of Hazardous Substances
This document is designed to provide hospitals with practical information to assist them in developing and implementing emergency management plans that address the protection of hospital-based emergency department personnel during the receipt of contaminated victims.
Guidance for Protecting Building Environments from Airborne Chemical, Biological, or Radiological Attacks
This May 2002 DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2002-139 document identifies actions that a building owner or manager can implement without undue delay to enhance occupant protection from an airborne chemical, biological, or radiological attack.