What is Biohazardous Medical Waste

Biohazardous medical waste is medical waste that is composed of one or more of the following:

  • Cultures and stocks
  • Human blood and blood products
  • Human pathologic wastes
  • Medical sharps 
  • Research animal wastes

Biohazardous Medical Waste Facilities

To operate a biohazardous medical waste storage, transfer, treatment and disposal facility, an owner or operator must apply for Solid Waste Facility Plan approval.

Biohazardous Medical Waste Facility Plan Application Instructions and Form | Download >
Biohazardous Medical Waste Facility Plan Application & Checklist | Download >
Approved Biohazardous Medical Waste Treatment Facilities | Download >
Approved Biohazardous Medical Waste Storage and Transfer Facilities | Download >
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Biohazardous Medical Waste Transporters 

Biohazardous medical waste transporters must be approved by ADEQ through a registration process. Renewal of registered transporters is required every 5 years.  Rules effective July 01, 2012, require transporters of biohazardous medical waste to pay a registration fee (upon initial and renewal registration) and an annual fee.

Biohazardous Medical Waste Transporters Registration Application Instructions & Form (Fee Schedule Included) | Download >
Biohazardous Medical Waste Transportation Management Plan Template | Download >
Registered Biohazardous Medical Waste Transporters | Download >