Bio-medical Waste Poses Grave Danger to Environment

by Rajshri on  May 8, 2010 at 10:07 PM Hospital News
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The Nagaland Pollution Control Board (NPCB) conducted a workshop to address the growing issue of bio-medical waste as it poses a grave danger to the environment.
 Bio-medical Waste Poses Grave Danger to Environment
Bio-medical Waste Poses Grave Danger to Environment

NPCB chairman A Rongsenwati said that bio-medical waste consisted of human or animal tissues, blood or body fluids, excreta, pharmaceutical products and even syringes, swabs and dressings. He pointed out that this material needed to be disposed off properly as it fell under the Bio-medical waste (Management & Handling) rules, 1998.

"Common bio-medical waste treatment facility, which is working in other places...should also work here in our state," he said.

Resource person for the workshop, Ritesh Prasad Gurung, an Assistant Environmental Engineer under Central Pollution Control Board, Shillong, said that bio-medical waste posed a great danger to human health and needed to be addressed urgently.


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ravinafde Sunday, May 30, 2010

Dear sir,

This is of interest to the Nagaland pollution control board. We are dealing in the equipment for safe disposal of biomedical waste and to simultaneously recover energy from the waste.
This shall eliminate all the worries you have with the biomedical waste disposal.

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