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ArticleWaste Containers

Q: I have a question regarding recycling containers referenced in section 19.7.5.7.2 of the 2012 LSC. It outlines the requirements for clean recycling and patient records awaiting destruction. Do the …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 31, 2018
Hazardous WasteArticleWaste Containers

Q: Our facility has a soiled utility room near the main laundry that also holds bagged, sealed, boxed, then sealed again bio-hazardous wasted awaiting removal by the contractor. Is this …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 9, 2018
Q&AWaste Containers

Q: The 2012 Life Safety Code allows for 96 gallon containers outside a hazardous area for clean waste. Unfortunately, our vendor that handles recycling does not have a 96 gallon …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 13, 2017
Q&AWaste Containers

Q: Are bins holding patient records waiting to be shredded required to have a FM fire rating in a hospital? A: Yes. Section 19.7.5.7.2 of the 2012 edition of the …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jan 20, 2017
ArticleWaste Containers

Q: In the fine print of the new 2012 Life Safety Code, under sections 18/19.7.5.7.2 for containers used solely for recycling clean waste or for patient medical records awaiting destruction, …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 24, 2016

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