Hazardous Materials and Waste Management

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Jan 26, 2017
Management of Pharmaceutical Hazardous Waste


This website provides access to resources from the USEPA related to Management of Pharmaceutical Hazardous Waste.

Source: EPA

Jan 26, 2017
Oregon Public Health Services: Infectious Waste Page


Learn more about Alternative Treatments of Infectious Waste in Oregon.

Source: Oregon Public Health

Jan 26, 2017
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.

Source: DEQ

Dec 01, 2004
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.

Source: OSHA

Jan 01, 2003
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.

Source: CDC