§ 284.3. Regulated medical or chemotherapeutic waste aggregation facilities.
(a) Applicability. This section applies to operators of regulated medical or chemotherapeutic waste aggregation facilities.
(b) Permit-by-rule for regulated medical or chemotherapeutic waste aggregation facilities. The operator of an aggregation facility may operate under a permit-by-rule. For the operation of a regulated medical or chemotherapeutic waste aggregation facility to be authorized by a permit-by-rule, the owner or operator shall:
(1) Comply with the generator standards in Subchapter E (relating to segregation and storage).
(2) Only accept the following regulated medical or chemotherapeutic waste generated:
(i) Onsite or offsite by the operator of the aggregation facility.
(ii) By physicians in their independent practices or other medical personnel within the same building or complex of buildings.
(c) Noncompliance. The Department may require the operator of an aggregation facility operated under permit-by-rule to apply for and obtain a permit, or take other appropriate action, when the operator is not in compliance with the requirements for the permit-by-rule or is conducting an activity that harms or presents a threat of harm to the health, safety or welfare of the people or the environment.
The provisions of this § 284.3 adopted November 7, 2014, effective November 8, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 7021.
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