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National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003)


Norms and Standards Regulations Applicable to Different Categories of Health Establishments, 2017

Clinical Governance and Clinical Care

9. Waste Management


(1) The health establishment must ensure that waste is handled, stored, and disposed of safely in accordance with the law.


(2) For the purposes of sub-regulation (1), the health establishment must—
(a) have appropriate waste containers at the point of waste generation;
(b) implement procedures for the collection, handling, storage and disposal of waste.