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

9VAC20-120-410. Sanitation.

Surfaces of equipment used to transport regulated medical waste must be clean and impermeable to liquids, if those areas are involved with the management of the waste. Carpets and floor coverings with cracks or gaps shall not be used. Vectors shall be controlled. All trucks and equipment used to transport regulated medical waste must be thoroughly cleaned with detergent or hospital grade disinfectant before being used for any other purpose and prior to any transfer of ownership. Any areas of trucks or equipment that are visibly contaminated, or that become contaminated as a result of a spill, will be immediately decontaminated in accordance with 9VAC20-120-280 A 4.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1402 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR672-40-01:1 § 6.2, eff. June 29, 1994; amended, Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 18, eff. June 19, 2002.

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