v Waste and environmental management should support safe practice and a safe environment. The facility shall develop and implement waste and environmental management policies.
v The policy shall include segregation and disposal of clinical waste in a suitable manner in accordance with the local regulations of the Emirate of Dubai.
v The waste management policy shall cover handling, storing, transporting, and disposing all kinds of waste such as medical and general waste
v Independent storage area with dedicated containers must be available for disposing waste material. Clinical waste shall be stored in designated refrigerated containers with temperature control. Area shall be ventilated properly.
v The facility must have contract with a specialized company to regularly collect, transport and destroy medical waste materials according to the conditions issued by Public Health Department in Dubai Municipality.
v The facility management shall ensure the compliance with Federal Authority Nuclear Regulation-FANR rules and regulations regarding the use of ionizing radiation and radioactive materials in health Care facility.
v Disposing hazardous medical liquids, drugs, solutions and dangerous chemical materials into usual sewage disposal is prohibited.