RS 209: 2020
Waste within healthcare facilities — Handling and disposal — Code of Practice


This Rwanda standard develops criteria for segregation, collection, movement, storage and on-site
disposal of waste within healthcare units, biological research facilities, and veterinary facilities.
1.2 It also covers disposal of waste materials after removal from site of health care facility, the special
precautions which may apply to infectious substances (or the transportation thereof), and efficiency of
1.3 This standard does not cover the disposal of e-wastes (Covered by RS 276-1 and RS 276-2),
radioactive wastes and the design of landfill dedicated to special wastes from healthcare facilities

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RS 209: 2020STANDARDS OF RWANDA ORIGINEnvironment. Health protection. Safety37Second Edition
May 2020
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