Consultation on the Environmental Regulation of Healthcare Risk Waste Storage & Treatment

Closing date for submissions was 19th September 2014

Summary: The Agency has decided to consult on whether the current regulatory model for the storage and treatment of healthcare risk waste is appropriate given the scale of some of the storage and treatment activities and emerging technologies and their potential for environmental impact. An alternative mode of regulation is proposed for smaller scale activities and views are sought on this.

Published: 2014


Pages: 7

Filesize: 471KB

Format: pdf

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In order to gather views from stakeholders on the matters raised in the consultation paper, an eight week period of public consultation is now open. Submissions are welcome and may be made by e-mail to or by post before 19 September 2014.