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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 20. Virginia Waste Management Board
Chapter 120. Regulated Medical Waste Management Regulations
4/5/2020

9VAC20-120-310. Recordkeeping Requirements.

Article 7
Recordkeeping

A. Unless a generator is exempt from this requirement under the provisions of 9VAC20-120-170 C, generators and regulated medical waste management facilities that manage regulated medical waste shall maintain the following records and assure that they are accurate and current:

1. A list of the members of any committee for the management of infection control for the facility, their address, their phone numbers and the period of their membership.

2. The date, persons involved and short description of events in each spill of more than 32 gallons of regulated medical waste or one quart of regulated medical waste consisting of free liquid.

3. A notebook or file containing the adopted policies and procedures of the facility for dealing with regulated medical wastes.

4. A log of all special training received by persons involved in regulated medical waste management.

5. A log of regulated medical waste received from off-site, the generator, the amount and its storage and receipt dates. Records shall be maintained for a period of three years and be available for review.

B. All regulated medical waste management facilities shall maintain the following records and assure that they are accurate and current:

1. A signed certificate for each load received in which the generator affirms that the load does not contain hazardous waste (including cytotoxic medications) or radioactive materials, except as provided in 9VAC20-120-320; or

2. A signed and effective contract, inclusive of all loads received from a generator, in which the generator affirms that all loads will not contain hazardous waste (including cytotoxic medications) or radioactive materials, except as provided in 9VAC20-120-320.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1402 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR672-40-01:1 § 4.16, eff. June 29, 1994; amended, Volume 18, Issue 18, eff. June 19, 2002.

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