NAVY - BUMED 6280.1C
(BUMED-M41) MANAGEMENT OF REGULATED MEDICAL WASTE
|Publication Date:||28 December 2016|
This instruction applies to all BUMED BSO 18 facilities that generate RMW. These requirements also apply to Army Veterinary facilities aboard Navy shore installations per the established Memorandum of Agreement between BUMED and the United States Army Office of the Surgeon General of 20 February 2014. This instruction does not apply to personnel assigned to non-BUMED facilities unless the cognizant activity establishes a policy to adopt this instruction for its use. Shipboard medical personnel are governed by the most current version of the Afloat Medical Waste Management Guide. Regulated medical wastes generated by non- BUMED facilities or received by non-BUMED facilities for management are governed by the requirements of reference (f). The Medical Officer of the Marine Corps provides separate guidance to Marine Corps activities.