Biomedical waste management has basically emerged as an important issue of the major concern which is not only limited to hospitals, nursing home authorities but also to the environment. The bio-medical wastes which are usually generated from health care units depend upon various different factors like waste management methods, types of health care units, occupancy of different healthcare units, specialization of healthcare units, the ratio of reusable items which are in use, availability of infrastructure and resources, etc.
The proper management of all the biomedical waste along with the gestión de residuos sanitarios has now become a worldwide humanitarian topic. Now it is a well-known fact that there are various adverse and harmful effects to the environment which include human beings as well which are caused by the Hospital waste generated during the care of the patient. Hospital waste is basically a potential health hazard to all of the health care workers, public as well as the flora and fauna of the area. The problems of waste disposal which includes sanitary waste as well in hospitals and other health-care institutions have become issues of increasing concern.
UTPR basically offers its clients a bio sanitary waste collection service as well. UTPR is well authorized for the removal as well as transport of some medical waste (both type II and III), amalgams, developing liquids, and also the radiographic plates.
UTPR is basically in charge of:
- Remove the waste which is generated and deliver it to some of the authorized centers for their management
- Use of only authorized vehicles as well as drivers in order to transport the waste
- Deliver the approved kind of containers and bags that can meet the needs of each of the facility
- Keep track of all the documentation which are required by current legislation