All waste, such as used gowns, gloves and other items that have come into contact with hazardous drugs must be treated as contaminated. Dispose of PPE in accordance with federal, state, and local laws. Report known contamination incidents as per facility guidelines.
- Consider single-use PPE as hazardous and contain or dispose of the items as per your facility’s procedures (Conner & McDiarmid, 2006).
- The disposal container should be labeled, sealed, and covered.
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