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Biomedical Waste

Florida Department of Health in Pasco County Environmental Health Services

Program Description 

There are an estimated 30,000 biomedical waste generators in Florida. These include hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, laboratories, funeral homes, dentists, veterinarians, and physicians. The objective of the biomedical waste program is to protect health care workers, environmental service staff, waste haulers, and the general public from risks associated with potentially infectious biomedical waste.

Permits are valid from October 1 through September 30.

Regulatory Code
Chapter 64E-16, Florida Administrative Code - Biomedical Waste (PDF 60KB)

Application for Biomedical Waste Generator Permit/Exemption (PDF 23KB)
Biomedical Waste Transporter (18KB PDF)
Biomedical Waste Storage (19KB PDF)
Biomedical Waste Sharps Collection Permit (8KB PDF)
Biomedical Waste Transporter Annual Report (10KB PDF)
Biomedical Waste Treatment Facility Annual Report (10KB PDF)
Biomedical Waste Treatment Permit (19KB PDF)
Order Form Biomedical Waste Training Video Order Form (8KB PDF)

Florida Department of Health - Biomedical Waste
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