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New Jersey does its thing for illegal medical waste dumping

OSHA Healthcare Connection, May 17, 2011

Here’s a “Jersey thing” that shouldn’t be limited to just the Garden State.

A bill that would suspend the licenses of doctors who illegally dump medical waste has unanimously passed the New Jersey Assembly, reports the Star-Ledger, May 9.

Click here to find out what prompted this bill (Hint: It involved a dentist, a boat, and a less than compliant regulated medical waste policy) along with what other penalties come with such illegal actions.

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