Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Medical Waste Management

Original Language Title: 广西壮族自治区医疗废物管理办法

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Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, medical waste management

    (October 25, 2012, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region people's Government at the 11th session of the 112 Executive meeting November 18, 2012, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region people's Government promulgated as of January 1, 2013, 78th) Chapter I General provisions

    First in order to strengthen the management of clinical waste, and preventing the spread of diseases, protect the environment, safeguard human health, according to the State Council regulations on the management of medical waste, combined with this practice, these measures are formulated.

    The second autonomous region within the administrative area of the construction of centralized disposal of medical waste facilities, medical waste collection, transportation, storage, disposal and other activities, these measures shall apply.

    Article territorial medical wastes management and disposal, disposal principle.

    Fourth the people's Governments above the county level shall be responsible for financing the Organization building medical waste disposal facilities, medical waste treatment facilities into the public health system, promoting the industrialization of medical waste disposal operations, encouraging social participation and funding for medical waste disposal facilities.

    The fifth people's Governments above the county level health administrative departments and the Administrative Department of environmental protection within the scope of their respective duties and responsibilities of medical waste collection, transportation, storage, disposal activities in the disease prevention and control and supervise the prevention and control of environmental pollution.

    Relevant departments of the people's Governments above the county level shall, within their respective areas of responsibility is responsible for the supervision and management work of medical waste disposal.

    Chapter II medical waste disposal facility construction

    Sixth District of city, County (City) environmental protection Administrative Department of the people's Governments shall, in conjunction with the development and reform, Department of health administration in accordance with the relevant provisions of medical waste disposal facility construction planning.

    Disposal of medical waste disposal facility should be commensurate with the administrative area of the centralized disposal of medical waste needs.

    Seventh medical waste disposal facility of construction standards and standards of facilities and equipment allocation, shall implement the provisions of the State and the autonomous communities. Medical waste disposal facility shall be in advanced practical, proven and reliable technology, to achieve environmental protection and health standards and technical specifications.

    Prohibition of the use of backward technology, does not guarantee safety and facilities of secondary pollution risks or ways of disposing of medical waste.

    Article eighth medical waste disposal facility operators (hereinafter referred to as medical waste disposal unit) shall obtain the seat of district city people's Government for approval by the Administrative Department of environmental protection issued a hazardous waste operating permit before engaging in activities related to centralized disposal of medical waste.

    Medical waste disposal unit is responsible for the city and county medical waste collection, transportation, disposal.

    Chapter III management of medical waste

    Nineth medical waste to the in-house medical and health institutions shall, in accordance with infectious wastes, pathological wastes, damaging waste chemical, pharmaceutical waste, waste collection, temporary storage and transportation. Prohibition of medical waste and garbage mixed with other waste.

    Medical waste and garbage mixed with other wastes, should be treated as medical waste.

    The tenth medical and health institutions shall designate a clinical waste collection, of not less than 1 time per day; mobile and on-site emergency medical waste from medical activities, should be in the medical end of the event on its own collection.

    11th medical and health institutions shall establish a medical waste in temporary storage points, equipped with the necessary facilities, equipment, and set the clear warning labels. Medical waste packaging should be temporarily stored in the provided collection containers, collecting containers shall not open storage.

    Temporary storage of chemical waste, and shall conform to the safety requirements for storage of hazardous chemicals. 12th medical and health institutions of centralized disposal of medical waste, medical waste, you should use leak-proof, anti-littering, closed private conveyance.

    Transport of clinical wastes in after work, shall specify the place and time for special delivery tools for cleaning and disinfection, and completes the record.

    Medical waste-specific transport tools should have obvious warning signs and warning statements.

    Medical waste disposal units should be provided to medical institutions by cleaning and disinfecting after passing the medical waste containers.

    The 13th medical and health institutions shall sign an agency agreement on disposition and medical waste disposal units, and medical waste disposal fee was paid according to the agreement.

    14th medical waste collection, transportation, storage and disposal time limits shall comply with the following requirements:

    (A) medical and health institutions of medical waste collected each day between staging and storage, medical waste temporary storage of no more than 2 days;

    (B) medical waste disposal unit in time to the medical and health institutions collecting, transporting medical waste, should not be longer than 2 days; (C) medical waste disposal unit in medical waste from the healthcare agencies within 1 day after the disposal.

    Otherwise provided for by the State, from its provisions. 15th medical and health institutions to transfer medical waste medical waste disposal unit when, in accordance with the movements of hazardous waste manifest system to fill in the form and make medical waste transfer records.

    Medical waste disposal units should each time after the transfer of hazardous waste medical waste transfer slip to medical and health institutions.

    Transfer of records for at least 3 years.

    16th medical waste disposal units shall establish a medical waste disposal information database will be disposed of as medical waste sources, amount, disposition information input information, such as database, and accept the supervision and inspection of environmental protection Administrative Department shall not be false, hide the information of medical waste disposal.

    17th medical waste disposal units should strengthen medical waste disposal facility repair and maintenance to ensure its normal operation. Centralized disposal of medical waste medical waste disposal facility should be a year of environmental pollution prevention and control and health effects testing, evaluation.

    Does not have test and assessment capacity, should hire a qualified professional bodies for testing and evaluation. 18th medical waste disposal unit is allowed to unilaterally stop the disposal of clinical waste without authorization. Due to special reasons for early termination of the agreement, medical and health institutions shall be notified 6 months in advance, and a written report to the local administrative Department of environmental protection.

    Local administrative Department of environmental protection after receiving the report, shall take appropriate measures to ensure the timely disposal of medical waste. 19th do not have centralized disposal of medical waste in conditions of rural medical and health institutions in remote areas by the local departments of health Administrative Department at county level, the environmental protection Administration agreed, can follow the health Administrative Department, Administrative Department of environmental protection requirements in place to deal with medical waste.

    Health Administrative Department, Administrative Department of environmental protection should be given guidance and supervision and inspection.

    20th medical and health institutions, medical waste disposal units for medical waste collection, transportation, storage, disposal and other work staff and managers with the necessary protective equipment, 1 times annual health checks, direct contact to medical waste personnel organization 1 health checks every six months if necessary, immunize against the officer, preventing their health suffers.

    Chapter fourth loss, leakage, the proliferation of emergency disposal of medical waste

    Article 21st of the following circumstances, which belongs to the loss, leakage, diffusion of medical waste:

    (A) not using the provided collection containers, bare store medical waste;

    (B) the loss by medical waste storage;

    (C) the medical waste as garbage disposal or to entities or individuals outside of the medical waste disposal unit;

    (D) transit road traffic accidents and other unforeseen circumstances, leading to overflow, medical waste scattered;

    (V) unauthorized in medical waste centralized treatment of medical waste in abandoned, buried outside her flat;

    (Vi) cause loss, leakage, diffusion of medical waste in other circumstances.

    22nd medical and health institutions, loss of medical waste in a centralized disposal of medical waste, leakage, diffusion, should be located immediately above the county level health Administrative Department and Department of environmental protection administration report and to take emergency measures to reduce harm.

    Administrative Department of public health and environmental protection Administrative Department after receiving the report, shall be immediately reported to the people's Governments at the corresponding level and higher authorities, inform can be harmful to units and individuals take evasive action; the proliferation risks, warning issued by the people's Government above the county level to community announcements.

    Health Administrative Department and the Administrative Department of environmental protection shall, in accordance with their respective responsibilities of medical waste loss, leakage, diffusion to investigate the matter and, if necessary, can be organized in a joint investigation and dealt with according to law.

    23rd article medical waste concentrated disposal units in transport in the occurred road traffic accident, accident situation, led to medical waste loss, and leak, and diffusion of, transport personnel must immediately to where units report, where units received report Hou should immediately to local environmental protection administrative competent sector, and health administrative competent sector and police organ report; about sector received report Hou should immediately sent people arrived site, according to following Division take emergency processing measures:

    (A) public security organs are responsible for evacuating people, and their zone in contaminated areas, the implementation of traffic control;

    (B) the health Administrative Department is responsible for organizing and supervising to overflow, scattered and contaminated medical waste disinfection, cleaning, treatment against physical damage, contamination of personnel;

    (C) the environmental protection Administrative Department is responsible for monitoring the overflows, scattered after disinfection of medical waste collecting, cleaning, elimination of environmental impacts.

    24th loss, leakage, diffusion of the following medical waste, in accordance with the relevant regulations of the public health emergencies: (a) in the culture medium, and the strain of a pathogen and virus solution, (ii) the discarded blood, serum, (iii) without disinfection of infectious disease patients or suspected patients of infectious diseases of domestic waste and its treatment of used goods, appliances.

    The fifth chapter legal liability

    25th people's Governments above the county level health administrative departments, environmental protection administrative department or other relevant departments of any of the following acts, by the relevant departments of the people's Government of the people's Governments at the corresponding level, or level correction criticism causing the spread of infectious diseases or environmental pollution accidents, responsible for directors, supervisors and other personnel directly responsible shall be given administrative sanctions:

    (A) medical waste caused by the misconduct of the staff of a major accident;

    (B) for medical and health institutions, violations of medical waste disposal unit does not handle;

    (C) when an accident occurs or the spread of infectious diseases or environmental pollution may occur, not prevention, harm reduction measures in a timely manner;

    (D) other acts of supervision and administration of failure to comply.

    26th centralized disposal of medical waste in violation of the regulations, any of the following circumstances, the people's Governments above the county level administrative Department of environmental protection a rectification, the following shall be punished:

    (A) failure to timely collection, transport of clinical wastes, fined a maximum of 2000 more than 5000 Yuan, (ii) medical waste from the medical and health sector within 1 day after treatment, fined a maximum of 2000 more than 5000 Yuan;

    (C) making false statements on or concealing information of medical waste disposal, fined a maximum of up to 5000 Yuan and 20,000 yuan;

    (D) unauthorized unilateral cease dealing with medical waste, up to 5000 Yuan and 30,000 yuan fine.

    27th other acts in violation of these regulations, shall be punished in accordance with relevant laws and regulations.?

    The sixth chapter supplementary articles 28th article of the measures enter into force on January 1, 2013.