What Really is Medical Waste?
Many government agencies have their own definitions for medical waste. They all have different regulatory demands as well. These agencies include Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE). The EPA's Definition of Medical Waste: Medical waste is a subset of wastes generated at health care facilities, such as hospitals, p