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(A) Separation and labeling of infectious waste (which may include red bagging, universal bio-hazard symbol) must be done at the point of generation.
(B) All waste is to be managed such that the integrity of the packaging is preserved and that rapid microbial growth and putrefaction is inhibited; plastic bags should be tear-resistant, leak resistant and sturdy enough to withstand handling.
(C) All sharps must be placed in containers. Containers must be closable, rigid, impervious, leakproof, puncture resistant and labeled or color-coded.
(Ord. 09-96-01, passed 9-24-96)