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Creator: NETEC
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2021-07-21
Description: The United States recently had a case of Monkeypox virus diagnosed in a patient in Dallas County, Texas. Organizations in the U.S. now preparing for the potential need to handle patients under investigation or patients with the Monkeypox virus must…

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Creator: the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2005-05-19
Description: The requirements adopted for the UN Recommendations establish a two-tiered classification system for Division 6.2 materials—Category A and Category B. A Category A infectious substance poses a higher degree of risk than a Category B infectious…

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Creator: NETEC
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2019-08-29
Description: When treating a patient with Ebola virus disease, hospitals and health care providers must safely handle, transport, and dispose of waste. Dr. Shawn Gibbs, PhD, MBA, CIH executive associate dean and professor with Indiana University School of Public…

PIIS1201971220305865.pdf
Creator: the Medical Countermeasures Working Group of the National Ebola Training and Education Center’s (NETEC’s) Special Pathogens Research Network (SPRN)
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-08-03
Description: This article is a summary of countermeasures for Marburg virus disease focusing on pathogenesis, clinical features, and diagnostics, with an emphasis on therapies and vaccines that have demonstrated potential for use in an emergency situation,…

Cat-A-Waste-Planning-Guidance-Final-2019-08-Key-Points.pdf
Creator: U.S. Department of TransportationU.S. Environmental Protection AgencyU.S. Department of LaborCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2019-09-26
Description: This document summarizes a full guide. The full guide supersedes an interim version, previously published on January 19, 2017. This document does not create new requirements, nor does it remove the obligation to comply with all applicable federal,…

Cat-A-Waste-Planning-Guidance-Final-2019-08[1].pdf
Creator: U.S. Department of TransportationU.S. Environmental Protection AgencyU.S. Department of LaborCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2019-08-19
Description: This document supersedes an interim version, previously published on January 19, 2017. This document does not create new requirements, nor does it remove the obligation to comply with all applicable federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial laws…

NETEC_LetsTalkTrash2_2019.pptx
Creator: NETEC
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: In Person Course
Date Last Updated: 2019-08-07
Description: Slides on waste from a NETEC Year 4- Year 5 course.

Interim – Planning Guidance for the Handling of Solid Waste Contaminated with a Category A Infectious Substance
Creator: U.S. Department of TransportationU.S. Environmental Protection AgencyU.S. Department of LaborCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2017-01-19
Description: What this is for: This Guidance is for safe handling of solid waste contaminated with a Category A infectious substance (henceforth, “contaminated waste”) and the proper management of inactivated Category A waste materials in the United…