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Understanding the complex requirements of waste disposal laws can be confusing. Initial Medical provide specialist guidance to ensure your business stays safe and legally compliant, including a professional service, local support, and our informative colour coding guides.
For businesses wishing to learn more about waste management laws, we have curated a comprehensive list of the legislation, regulations and advice provided for producers of hazardous and non-hazardous waste. For further information on how we can help you to comply with waste regulations, contact an Initial expert now.
Hazardous Waste Regulations 2005 - This UK legislation stipulates how waste must be regulated, and what businesses and organisations need to do to comply. View legislation.
Hazardous Waste Guidance - This is guidance on how to regulate hazardous waste to comply with Hazardous Waste Regulations. View guidance.
Special Waste Regulations 1996 - This legislation sets out procedures for special waste disposal, which is a classification for some types of hazardous waste in Scotland. View legislation.
Controlled Waste Regulations Act 1992 - This defines what is meant by clinical waste, including definitions of industrial and commercial waste. View regulations.
Safe Management of Healthcare Waste Guidance - Produced by the Department of Health, Initial Medical follows this initiative to ensure its clients follow best practice. View guidance.
World Health Organisation - Mercury and Health - Guidance from the World Health Organisation on the dangers of mercury, avoiding and dealing with exposure, and how mercury is used in healthcare practice. View guidance.
Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation & restriction of CHemicals (REACH) - Details the current system for controlling use and registration of chemicals in the EU. View regulations.
National Guidance for Healthcare Waste Water Discharges 2014 - Guidance on the requirements of waste water disposal including best practice and efficient usage. View guidance.
Health & Safety (Sharps Instruments in Healthcare) Regulations 2013 - This explains the safe use and disposal of sharps, training requirements and procedures for responding to a sharps injury in the UK. View regulations.
EU Directive on Sharps Injuries 2010 - This EU directive explains the safe use and disposal of sharps, training requirements and procedures for responding to a sharps injury. View directive.
Controlled Drugs (Supervision of Management and Use) Regulations 2013 - These regulations contain measures relating to arrangements underpinning the supervision, management and use of controlled drugs. View regulations.
The Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 - Legislation covering the use and misuse of controlled drugs, including drug dependence and prescription. View regulations.
Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009 - This strict legislation controls and regulates the carriage of dangerous goods in vehicles. View legislation.
The Controlled Waste (Registration of Carriers and Seizure of Vehicles) Regulations 1991 - Regulations that detail the practice of legally registering carriers of controlled waste. View regulations.
Environment Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 - Legislation for those conducting activities relating to the environment, including emissions release and involvement with waste. View legislation.
Environmental Protection Act 1990 - Defines the authority and structure of waste management practices in line with environmental protection and preservation. View legislation.
The Care Standards Inspectorate - The Care Inspectorate registers, inspects and takes action to improve the quality and safety of services for the wellbeing of the people in Wales. View legislation.
Quality Care Commission (CQC) - The CQC monitors, inspects and regulates health and social care services in England. View regulations.
The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) - The independent body responsible for monitoring and inspecting the availability and quality of health and social care services in Northern Ireland. View regulations.
The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 - Details the required standards of health, safety and welfare in the workplace. View standards.
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