Vermont Biohazard Waste Regulations
Vermonts’s medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Waste Management Division. The complete detailed disposal requirements are outlined in Procedure Addressing Medical Waste Definitions and the Handling and Treatment of Medical Waste.
Vermont is one of 24 states operating an approved occupational safety and health program. This program is operated by the Vermont’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA rules impact several aspects of regulated medical waste, including management of sharps, requirements for containers that hold or store RMW, labeling of RMW bags/containers, and employee training.