South Carolina Medical Waste: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

South Carolina Infectious Waste Management Act, South Carolina Code Annotated (S.C. Code Ann.) 44-93-10

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Infectious waste management requirements: South Carolina Code of Regulations (R.) 61-105


Infectious waste: R. 61-105(E)


Small quantity generators (SQG): R. 61-105(G)

Registration: R. 61-105(F)(1) to 61-105(F)(4) and R. 61-30(G)(12)

Management plan: R. 61-105(F)(5)

Operational requirements: R. 61-105(F)(6) to 61-105(F)(8)

Packaging: R. 61-105(H), R. 61-105(I), and R. 61-105(N)(4)

Manifests: R. 61-105(M) and R. 61-105(AA)(2)

Treatment of own waste: R. 61-105(U)(1)

Transport of own waste: R. 61-105(N)(2)

Labeling containers: R. 61-105(I)(12), R. 61-105(J), and R. 61-105P.(2)

Storage: R. 61-105(K) and R. 61-105(N)(5)


Registration: R. 61-105(N), R. 61-105(O) and R. 61-30(G)(12)

Packaging and labeling: R. 61-105(N)(4) and R. 61-105(P)(1)

Operational requirements: R. 61-105(N) and R. 61-105(P)

Transport vehicle requirements: R. 61-105(Q)

Manifests: R. 61-105(N)(R) and R. 61-105(AA)(2)

Intermediate handling facilities: R. 61-105(D)(1)(aa) and R. 61-105(V)

Storage tank requirements: R. 61-105(S) and R. 61-105(AA)(4)

Treatment and disposal:

Treatment methods: R. 61-105(T)

Permits: R. 61-105(W)

Permit-by-rule: R. 61-105(X)(2)

Standard operating procedure manual: R. 61-105(U)(4) and R. 61-105(V)(6)

Training: R. 61-105(U)(8) and R. 61-105(V)(6)

Reports and fees: S.C. Code Ann. 44-93-160 and R. 61-105(Z)(2)

Spills: R. 61-105(N)(9), R. 61-105(U)(7), R. 61-105(T)(6), and R. 61-105(V)(5)

Recordkeeping: R. 61-105(AA)

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