Q&A: Reusing biohazard specimen transport bags

OSHA Healthcare Connection, July 20, 2010

Q: Is it OK to reuse biohazard specimen bags if they are not contaminated?

A: While it is honorable to try to recycle, you cannot guarantee that because there is no visible contamination, the bag is clean and safe to use.

For more details on this matter read the Safety Lady post , by Terry Jo Gile, MT(ASCP), MA Ed.



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