RE: Stains disposal

From:"MacDonald, Jennifer" <>

We pour our stains into a five gallon container.  All of our hazardous waste
is combined in 55 gallon drums and hauled away by an outside company.  This
excludes Boun's or stains that contain picric acid.


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> From: 	Carson, Karla[]
> Sent: 	Tuesday, September 19, 2000 2:21 PM
> To: 	'Histonet'
> Subject: 	Stains disposal
> OK, Just got out of one more meeting with our new Safety Officer.  They
> are
> suggesting that we retrieve ALL stains and have them hauled off.  Their
> rule
> of thumb is that if it stains the sink, it can't go down the drain.  Is
> anyone else capturing everything?  Do you have anything written that you
> could send me?  If you have an attachment you could send, guess you have
> to
> do that directly.  Thanks in advance.
> Karla Carson HT/HTL (ASCP)
> Regional Pathology Supervisor
> Mercy Health Care Sacramento
> 916-453-4494
> e-mail <> 

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