Procedural Guidance on the Proper Packaging of Ebola Suspected Waste: DOT Guidance for Preparing Packages of Ebola Contaminated Waste for Transportation and Disposal

Item Type:

Guide

Title

Procedural Guidance on the Proper Packaging of Ebola Suspected Waste: DOT Guidance for Preparing Packages of Ebola Contaminated Waste for Transportation and Disposal

Description

This guidance is intended for persons who prepare packages containing waste contaminated or suspected of being contaminated with Ebola, for transportation to off-site treatment and disposal. It provides guidance on DOT regulations regarding the transportation of a Category A infectious substance only and highlights some of the requirements of the HMR, which can affect transportation safety. This document should not be used as a substitute for the HMR to determine compliance.

Date Last Updated (Year-Month-Day)

2014

Citation

U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. (2014). Procedural Guidance on the Proper Packaging of Ebola Suspected Waste.

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