Biomedical wastes are defined as waste that is generated during the diagnosis, treatment or immunization of human beings or animals, or in research activities pertaining thereto, or in the production of biological, and including categories mentioned in Schedule I of Bio-medical Waste Management Rules,2016
Segregation of Biomedical Waste
Who are required to apply for Biomedical Waste Authorization
Health care facility and Clinical Establishment, irrespective of their system of medicine and by whatever name they are called;
Procedure for Authorization
The application for authorization contains details regarding Quantity and Category of Bio- Medical Waste generated, collected, received, storage, transported, treated, processed, disposed.
Biomedical Waste Authorisation means permission granted by the prescribed authority for the generation, collection, reception, storage, transportation, treatment, processing, disposal or any other form of handling of bio-medical waste in accordance with these rules and guidelines issued by the Central Government or Central Pollution Control Board as the case may be;
The complete Procedure for Authorization is given below:-
Procedure for authorisation.-Every occupier or operator handling bio-medical waste, irrespective of the quantity shall make an application in Form II to the prescribed authority i.e. State Pollution Control Board and Pollution Control Committee, as the case may be, for grant of authorisation and the prescribed authority shall grant the provisional authorisation in Form III and the validity of such authorisation for bedded health care facility and operator of a common facility shall be synchronised with the validity of the consents.
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