regulation

Stericycle have successfully launch a new e-learning programme for the healthcare sector, which is one of the first of its kind for the UK healthcare sector. The course is also […]

The Environment Agency has now published an update to its Regulatory Position Statement (RPS C23) entitled “Incinerating specified healthcare wastes at a municipal waste incinerator: RPS C23”. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/incinerating-specified-healthcare-wastes-at-a-municipal-waste-incinerator-rps-c23/incinerating-specified-healthcare-wastes-at-a-municipal-waste-incinerator-rps-c23 This COVID-19 […]

Treating microbiological laboratory waste on the site where it is produced: RPS 233 Microbiological laboratories produce microbiology cultures and other microbiologically contaminated wastes. They are autoclaved on site to sterilise […]

Technical guidance for regulated industry sectors: environmental permitting. Environment Agency updates and published its Environmental permitting technical guidance, to include new guidance for healthcare waste: appropriate measures for permitted facilities. https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/technical-guidance-for-regulated-industry-sectors-environmental-permitting?utm_source=6df99270-dd1d-4dc6-a253-29abe10ae97c&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate […]

Environment Agency RPS updates: The latest regulatory position statement updates from the Environment Agency. Monitoring emissions from some environmental permitting activities: RPS C7 Emissions to air from Large Combustion Plant in […]

Nice opinion piece on letsrecycle.com about the challenges of dealing with clinical waste capacity at the present time of coronavirus and, in particular, the challenges caused by managing the HES […]

Better late than never, the Environment Agency have issued guidance concerning healthcare waste management changes in relation to coronavirus. It all seems quite sensible, though predictably late to appear. T hough […]