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Focus on: Disposal of Single Use Personal Protective Equipment and COVID-19

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20-07-020July 2020
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Author(s) Matthews, Chuck
Description Provides guidance and clarity for proper disposal of used single-use PPE generated by businesses, agricultural facilities, the general public and others in accordance with recommendations by health officials to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Washington communities. The document also affirms that according to the CDC, no special disinfection prior to disposal of used single-use PPE is required by medical facilities and institutions that routinely generate potentially infectious materials.
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Keywords Disposable PPE, PPE, blood borne pathogens, COVID-19, medical waste, disposal, contaminated, contamination

Enfoque en: Eliminación de Equipos de Protección Personal de Un Solo Uso y COVID-19

주의: 코로나바이러스 (COVID-19) 및 일회용 개인보호구 처리

Chú Trọng Đến Vấn Đề: Xử Lý Dụng Cụ Bảo Vệ Cá Nhân Dùng Một Lần và COVID-19

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