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Bio-Medical Waste Management Process InHospital Industry- A Comparative Study On Apollo &  Suyash Hospitals at Nashik


Abstract—Healthcare is an essential aspect oflife; these activities generate a large amount of waste called biomedical waste.This waste generated by healthcare activities can be hazardous or toxic orsomething deadly as it is contaminated by disease carrying pathogens which caninfect patients, healthcare workers and other public present near there.Biomedical waste management has recently emerged as an issue of major concernnot only to hospitals, nursing home authorities but also to the environment.the bio-medical wastes generated from health care units depend upon a number offactors such as waste management methods, type of health care units, occupancyof healthcare units, specialization of healthcare units, ratio of reusableitems in use, availability of infrastructure and resources etc. In this paper,firstly an understanding of biomedical waste management process at hospitalIndustry in India has been done. Secondly, a case study on the cost analysis ofbiomedical waste management at Apollo & Suyash Hospitals at Nashik has beenreported.

Keywords: Bio-wastemanagement, Hospitals, Cost.

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