Under Medical Waste Treatment And Pollution Control In Shanghai

Original Language Title: 上海市医疗废物处理环境污染防治规定

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(October 30, 2006, Shanghai Municipal People's Government at the 124th Executive meeting November 2, 2006, Shanghai Municipal People's Government promulgated as of March 1, 2007, 65th), article I (purpose and basis) in order to prevent the medical waste treatment causing pollution to the environment, safeguard human health, in accordance with the regulations on the management of medical waste, considering the actual situation in the city, these provisions are formulated.
    Article II (scope of application) applies to the administrative area of the city within the medical waste collection, transportation, storage, disposal and related environmental pollution prevention and management activities.
    Third article (management sector) Shanghai city environmental protection Council (following referred to city EPA) is responsible for this city range within medical waste collection, and transport, and storage, and disposal activities in the pollution control of supervision management; district, and county environmental protection management sector (following referred to district, and county environmental sector) according to duties Division, is responsible for this area range within medical waste collection, and transport, and storage, and disposal activities in the pollution control of supervision management.
    The municipal authorities in accordance with their respective responsibilities, coordinate the implementation of these provisions. Fourth (declared) medical waste generating units shall, before March 31 of each year, to the Department of environmental protection last year, this unit produces clinical waste types and quantities.
    Among them, in accordance with these provisions can in situ disposal of medical waste units reporting to the municipal environmental protection Bureau implementation of centralized disposal of medical waste produced units to the area, County Environmental Protection Department.
    Fifth (collection) unit may not be medical waste medical waste mixed with household waste.
    Unit shall, in accordance with medical waste medical waste category and the municipality on technical specifications, set to meet the requirements of collecting, classification and collection of medical waste.
    Medical waste medical waste collected in the generating units in the units shall be not less than once a day; mobile and on-site emergency medical waste from medical activities shall, immediately after the medical activities complete the collection. Medical wastes should be carried out in accordance with the provisions of the packaging.
    Among them, the medium of pathogens, pathogen samples, pathogenic bacteria and virus solution such as hazardous waste, should be in accordance with the provisions of the State and the city to be sterilized after packaging.
    Medical waste packaging, should be consistent with the medical waste in special packaging, container standards and requirements of the warning labels provided.
    Sixth (interim storage) unit shall establish a medical waste medical waste temporary storage points, equipped with the necessary facilities, equipment, and conspicuous warning labels. Storage in package should be temporary provision of medical waste collection containers, collecting containers shall not open storage.
    Among them, chemical medical waste in temporary storage and shall conform to the safety requirements for storage of hazardous chemicals.
    Seventh (in situ disposal of its own) has under such circumstances, unit can be on its own in situ disposal of medical waste medical waste: (a) specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases of special medical and health institutions and medical waste collection and disposal system in conformity with the provisions of the construction, (ii) not by road transport to transport clinical waste to disposal sites.
    In situ disposal of their own specific requirements, shall be determined separately by the municipal environmental protection Bureau.
    The eighth section (disposal) subject to the provisions of article seventh in situ disposal of its own circumstances and other medical wastes should be carried out by medical waste disposal unit collection and disposal. Medical waste disposal unit, the municipal environmental protection Bureau established in conjunction with the relevant departments through public bidding.
    The municipal environmental protection Bureau should be medical waste disposal contract with the winner, and medical waste management licensing. Nineth (collection and transportation requirements) medical waste centralized treatment units shall regularly sets the unit of clinical waste interim storage point transport of clinical waste.
    Among them, the interim storage point level medical institutions setting, centralized disposal of medical waste should be collected every 24 hours at least once; other units of medical waste for temporary storage, centralized disposal of medical waste should be collected at least every 48 hours.
    Medical waste disposal units to collect medical waste, medical waste generating units shall be submitted to the municipal environmental protection Bureau or district or County Environmental Protection Department reports.
    In case of emergent public health events, and other special cases, clinical waste in accordance with the provisions of temporary storage points are not enough for medical waste, shall promptly notify the medical waste centralized disposal of medical waste collection, transportation, disposal unit collection trips should be increased to ensure timely collection and transportation of clinical waste.
    Tenth (transfer and transfer) transfer of units to centralized disposal of medical waste medical waste, shall, in accordance with relevant regulations of the State and this city, fill out the transfer form.
    When receiving a medical waste disposal unit in, packaging and labeling of medical waste should be checked and controlled transfer of single review on medical waste. Through inspection and review, packaging, labelling compliance and receives medical waste consistent with the matters contained in the transfer form, medical waste and disposal unit should sign the transfer form.
    Found irregularities in packaging, labelling or receiving medical wastes inconsistent with the matters contained in the transfer of single, centralized disposal of medical waste should be required corrections in a timely manner and refused to correct, should report to the area, County Environmental Protection Department, district or County Environmental Protection Department should be dealt with immediately. 11th (transit) clinical waste disposal unit can transport needs, set up the medical waste transfer station.
    Set of medical waste transfer stations should be in line with the requirements of environmental protection and disease prevention and control, and in accordance with the provisions of environmental, health and other related procedures.
    Medical waste in transit should be airtight storage, the storage time should not exceed 48 hours.
    12th (transportation) shall use the special airtight vehicles transporting medical waste, dedicated closed vehicles shall comply with the provisions of the technical requirements for medical waste transport vehicles and set the warning labels.
    Medical waste transporting vehicle should install vehicle location devices, and maintains its normal use. Medical waste away, leaving behind, leakage during transport.
    Among them, the transport of medical wastes, and shall comply with the requirements of transport safety of dangerous chemicals.
    13th (disposal requirements) medical waste disposal should conform to the State and the municipality on medical waste disposal standards and norms.
    Eventually, as generated from the incineration of medical waste residues should be treated as hazardous waste disposal rules.
    Disposal of medical wastes discharge of pollutants, and shall conform to the emission standards of the State and this municipality, and implementation of online monitoring of pollutant emissions.
    14th (facility management) units should be developed for medical waste disposal of medical waste disposal management procedures, ensuring that medical waste disposal and pollution control facilities up and running.
    Medical waste disposal should be in accordance with the provisions of medical waste disposal contract, configuring backup facilities of medical waste disposal, equipment, ensuring that the facility, equipment maintenance, troubleshooting, as well as maintain uninterrupted operation in an emergency.
    15th (disposal accounting) medical waste treatment units shall establish a record of medical waste disposal records, and according to the rules, before January 31 of each year declare to the municipal environmental protection Bureau last year disposed of as medical waste, source, type, number, pollutant emissions and related facilities, equipment, operation and management, and so on. 16th (costs) centralized disposal of medical waste produced units shall pay the centralized disposal of medical waste medical waste treatment fees.
    Specific criteria for handling fees by the municipal price Bureau together with the municipal environmental protection Bureau, the municipal health Bureau and other departments separately.
    17th (information management), EPA must establish the appropriate management information system of medical waste, generating units and centralized disposal of medical waste unit for information, real time monitoring.
    More healthcare agency medical wastes shall be in electronic form, establishing appropriate management information systems, access to management information system of the municipal environmental protection Bureau, and ensure the normal operation of MIS: encouraging other units transferred medical waste medical waste using the electronic form.
    Medical waste disposal unit shall establish a management information system for medical waste disposal, access to management information system of the municipal environmental protection Bureau, and ensure the normal operation of MIS: (a) medical waste transport vehicle positioning system, (ii) medical waste transport identification records system, (iii) regional electronic disposal operations monitoring system (d) water and atmospheric pollution monitoring system. 18th (centralized disposal units advance stopped provisions governing disposal activities) medical waste disposal unit within the stipulated term of operation, are not allowed to stop engaging in activities related to centralized disposal of medical waste.
    For special reasons in advance of termination and disposal contract shall be 6 months written notice to the municipal environmental protection Bureau.
    Municipal environmental protection Bureau, at short notice or at units without stop disposal of medical waste disposal activities, shall organize relevant units centralized disposal of medical waste.
    19th (incident management) formulated by the municipal environmental protection Bureau shall, jointly with relevant departments of medical waste pollution emergency plan.
    Level medical institutions and medical waste disposal unit shall, in accordance with emergency plans and the unit's specific circumstances, medical waste pollution contingency plan, and submitted to the Environmental Protection Department for the record in accordance with the following provisions: (a) clinical waste disposal unit to the municipal environmental protection Bureau for the record, (ii) other a-level medical and health institutions to the area, County Environmental Protection Department. Occur or may occur when environmental pollution accidents, units and medical waste disposal unit should take immediate measures to reduce the damage. Of environmental pollution accidents, medical waste or disposal unit of the disease should be to provide rescue and medical care, and immediately to the accident area, the County Government of sudden public incident emergency response agencies and the environmental sector, the health sector report.
    Emergency response agencies, the environmental protection sector, the health sector should take interim control measures under emergency, evacuation and rescue.
    20th (inspection), environmental protection departments should strengthen the clinical waste disposal unit and site supervision and examination, and the establishment of appropriate regulatory files.
    The inspected unit or individual shall faithfully reflect the situation, providing review content-related information not being insincere or concealing the truth and shall not refuse or obstruct the managers check.
    21st article (administrative punishment) on violation this provides of behavior, except legal, and regulations another has provides outside, by environmental sector according to following provides be punishment: (a) violation this provides 12th article second paragraph provides, medical waste transport vehicles not by provides installation positioning device, or positioning device not keep normal using of, ordered deadline corrected; late not corrected of, sentenced 5000 Yuan above 30,000 yuan following of fine.
    (B) violation of the provisions of the 14th article stipulates that medical waste disposal unit is not required to configure the necessary backup facilities, equipment, and rectification; fails, fined 10,000 yuan and 30,000 yuan fine.
    (C) violation of the provisions of the 17th paragraph, health authority is not required to create an electronic level above the single management information system, or the system is not connected to the municipal environmental protection Bureau of management information systems, a rectification; fails to correct, punishable by fines of less than 2000 Yuan and 10,000 yuan.
    (D) violation of the provisions of the 17th paragraph, medical waste disposal unit does not provide for the establishment of management information system of medical waste disposal, or the system is not connected to the municipal environmental protection Bureau of management information systems, a rectification; fails and fined 5000 Yuan and 20,000 yuan fine.
    (E) violation of the provisions of the 18th article, medical waste disposal unit without authorization ceases to carry on activities related to centralized disposal of medical waste, rectification, and a fine of 50,000 yuan and 100,000 yuan fine.
                                                            22nd (execution date) these provisions shall take effect on March 1, 2007.