Planning Guidance for the Handling of Solid Waste Contaminated with a Category A Infectious Substance
A joint effort by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of
Labor, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response; this
Guidance is for safe handling of solid waste contaminated
with a Category A infectious substance and the proper management
of inactivated Category A waste materials in the United States.