North Dakota Biohazard Waste Regulations

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North Dakota’s medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the North Dakota Department of Health Waste Management Division. The complete detailed disposal requirements are outlined in Chapter 33-20-12 Regulated Infectious Waste.

OSHA Regulations

In addition to the state medical waste environmental regulations there are some Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules that apply to medical/infectious waste. North Dakota is one of 26 states covered entirely by the federal OSHA program. OSHA rules (Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens Standards) impact various aspects of medical/infectious waste, including management of sharps, requirements for containers that hold or store medical/infectious waste, labeling of medical/infectious waste bags/containers, and employee training.

Contact Details

North Dakota Department of Health Waste Management Division

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OSHA (federal)

Phone Icon : (800) 321-6742

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