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Volume 2 Issue 12
December-2015
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR1512005

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30-35

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Study of Bio-Medical Waste Management in Surat City

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2349-5162

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"Study of Bio-Medical Waste Management in Surat City", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.2, Issue 12, page no.30-35, December-2015, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1512005.pdf

Abstract

There is wide spread concern and anxiety over dwelling, resources and deteriorating urban environment condition. Waste management is one major environment issue in urban areas. So far much work has been done relevant to solid waste management, but unfortunately hospital waste management has been neglected. The health hazard from hospital waste, pose great risk to ever increasing populace. The study is based on extensive literature review, in which, legal provision for Bio-medical waste management (BMWM)present practices of hospital waste disposal in different cities of India is studied. To study BMWM of Surat city, one of the six zones of Surat city was selected and different type of hospital – Government, trust and private hospital were surveyed in depth. From the survey of Bio-medical waste (BMW) generation in all zone, average occupancy ratio for different type of hospital and per bed waste generation according to the health care facilities provided by the hospital is found out and quantity of BMW of entire Surat city is estimated. Existing disposal practices of BMW are also studied critically. The primary data collation is based on detailed questionnaire survey and personnel interviews with Doctor, Hospital administrators, Nurses, Sanitary inspectors, Word boys. The present study through detailed field study intends to highlight these issues and the management options available to the concerned authorities.

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Bio-medical waste management (BMWM), hospital waste, Bio-medical waste (BMW)

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"Study of Bio-Medical Waste Management in Surat City", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.2, Issue 12, page no. pp30-35, December-2015, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1512005.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR1512005
Registration ID: 150904
Published In: Volume 2 | Issue 12 | Year December-2015
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Page No: 30-35
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"Study of Bio-Medical Waste Management in Surat City", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.2, Issue 12, page no. pp30-35, December-2015, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1512005.pdf




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