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Q&A: What should be in a waste management policy?

Q: What should be in a waste management policy?
A: It is essential that all waste produced at the practice is disposed of in a safe manner.  This protects team members and patients from harm and protects the environment, too.  It is official practice policy always to act in an environmentally responsible fashion.  Guidance is set out in HTM 01-05 "Decontamination in Primary Dental Care Practices" and HTM 07-01 "Safe Management of Healthcare Waste".  All team members must familiarise themselves with the different types of waste produced by the practice and the correct methods of disposal.

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