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NY State Regulated Medical Waste Law

See: household medical wastes,
managing regulated medical waste leaving NYCWasteLess
at NY State Dept of Health;
regulated medical waste leaving NYCWasteLess
at NY State Dept of Environmental Conservation

Law: Laws of NY State leaving NYCWasteLess (search for Environmental Protection Law (ENV), Article 27, Title 15: Storage, Treatment, Disposal and Transportation of Regulated Medical Waste, and Public Health Law (PBH), Article 13, Title 13: Storage, Treatment and Disposal of Regulated Medical Waste)

Regulations: NY Codes, Rules and Regulations leaving NYCWasteLess (Search for Title 10, Chapter II, Subchapter I, Part 70: Regulated Medical Waste and Title 6, Chapter IV, Subchapter B, Part 360, Subpart 360-10: Regulated Medical Waste Storage, Transfer, and Disposal.) Regulations posted at NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation leaving NYCWasteLess

Summary: Chapter 438 of the Laws of 1993 leaving NYCWasteLess amends the NY State Public Health Law and the Environmental Conservation Law regarding the regulation of medical waste. The Department of Health has responsibility to maintain the definitions of regulated medical waste for the state, and oversees the handling of such waste in hospitals and nursing homes. The Department of Environmental Conservation has regulatory oversight of the storage, transportation and disposal of regulated medical waste for all relevant generators, handlers, transporters and destination facilities.

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