As healthcare facilities begin welcoming back non-Covid patients, properly managing regulatory compliance will be critical to staff and patient safety, according to an article on the Market Screener website.
Proper coronavirus waste handling and removal is one element in a reopening strategy. It will be important to check with state requirements and take the necessary steps to ensure proper waste management.
For instance, the policies around the handling and disposing of PPE may have changed.
Medical wastes can release airborne aerosols, some of which contain pathogens. Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) that causes lung infections such as pneumonia and influenza, for example, originates from medical wastes, according to an article on the Newswire website.
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