New Mexico Biohazard Waste Regulations
New Mexico’s medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the New Mexico Environment Department Solid Waste Bureau. The complete detailed disposal requirements are outlined in Solid Waste Management: 20NMAC9.1 .
New Mexico is one of 24 states operating an approved occupational safety and health program. This program is operated by the New Mexico Occupational Health and Safety Bureau. The New Mexico Occupational Health and Safety Bureau (NMOHSB) is a state regulatory agency that is part of the New Mexico Environment Department. It has the responsibility of enforcing Occupational Health and Safety Regulations within New Mexico. New Mexico has adopted the Federal OSHA Regulations and has promulgated some State specific regulations, including construction standards (11 NMAC 5.3).