Rhode Island Medical Waste regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Rhode Island Medical Waste: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Regulated medical waste (RMW) management requirements: Rhode Island Rules and Regulations (RI Rule) 12.030.017

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Definitions: RI Rule 12.030.017-2.3, RI Rule 12.030.017-15.4 and RI Rule 12.030.017-13.2(b)

Exemptions: RI Rule 12.030.017-2.4

Generator requirements:

Registration: RI Rule 12.030.017-16.0

Annual registration fees: RI Rule 12.030.017-16.3

Identification and segregation: RI Rule 12.030.017-6.3

Containers: RI Rule 12.030.017-7.1(a) and RI Rule 12.030.017-9.0

Packaging: RI Rule 12.030.017-7.1(b) to 12.030.017-7.6

Labeling: RI Rule 12.030.017-11.2 and RI Rule 12.030.017-11.3

Storage: RI Rule 12.030.017-8.3

On-site treatment/destruction: RI Rule 12.030.017-12.1 to 12.030.017-12.4

On-site transportation: RI Rule 12.030.017-10.0

Training: RI Rule 12.030.017-6.1, RI Rule 12.030.017-7.1, RI Rule 12.030.017-8.1, RI Rule 12.030.017-9.1, RI Rule 12.030.017-10.1, RI Rule 12.030.017-11.1, RI Rule 12.030.017-12.1, and RI Rule 12.030.017-13.1

Recordkeeping and reporting: RI Rule 12.030.017-13.3(d), RI Rule 12.030.017-13.5, and RI Rule 12.030.017-13.6

Treatment, destruction, and destination facility requirements:

General requirements: RI Rule 12.030.017-15.2

Licenses: RI Rule 12.030.017-17.1 and RI Rule 12.030.017-17.2

Storage: RI Rule 12.030.017-15.2

Treatment and disposal: RI Rule 12.030.017-15.7

Training: RI Rule 12.030.017-15.2(h)(5)(i)

Recordkeeping and reporting: RI Rule 12.030.017-15.4 and RI Rule 12.030.017-15.5

Transporter requirements:

Accepting RMW for transport: RI Rule 12.030.017-14.1 and RI Rule 12.030.017-14.3

Permits: RI Rule 12.030.017-14.1 and RI Rule 12.030.017-14.2

Vehicles: RI Rule 12.030.017-14.2

Training: RI Rule 12.030.017-14.1(f)

Recordkeeping and reporting: RI Rule 12.030.017-14.12 and RI Rule ...

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