Waste Policies and Procedures Manual
Idaho State University (HTML version) 2002 Edition
Chapter 2 - Applicability
and facilities at Idaho State University work with biological agents and
therefore produce infectious or potentially infectious waste. Academic
units include: Biology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Idaho Dental Education Program,
and Dental Hygiene. Other entities include: Student Health Center,
Family Medicine, Technical Safety Office, and Transportation Services.
Also, bodily fluids (blood) resulting from accidents shall be considered
infectious waste, regardless of where the accident occurs on campus.
Students in academic laboratories should be aware of infectious waste policy
and procedures to prevent the mishandling and spread of infectious waste.