§ 284.419. Storage and containment of processing residue from a regulated medical or chemotherapeutic waste processing facility.
(a) Processing residue from regulated medical or chemotherapeutic waste processing facilities shall be stored in an enclosed container, which may include a properly tarped container, or in an enclosed area, which may include an adequately ventilated building, to:
(1) Prevent the release, dispersal or discharge of processing residue into the air, water or onto land.
(2) Afford protection from animals, rain and wind.
(3) Prevent the development of a breeding place or food source for insects or rodents.
(4) Prevent the leakage of waste from the storage container.
(b) Processing residue from a regulated medical or chemotherapeutic waste processing facility may be commingled with other municipal waste if the commingled waste is from one generator and if storage of the commingled waste is in accordance with subsection (a).
The provisions of this § 284.419 amended November 7, 2014, effective November 8, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 7021. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (273312) to (273313).
This section cited in 25 Pa. Code § 284.321 (relating to regulated medical waste monitoring requirements).
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