STUDY ON HOSPITAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN INDIA
Hospital solid waste management is an emergency for hospital management because it directly affects the hygiene and safety of the hospital staff, patients, society, and waste management staff. All the hospital solid waste is collected, stored, separated, and transported through the hospital’s central processing unit. The hospital waste management department uses a disposal mechanism. For this purpose hospital, solid waste management uses different color codes to collect and store solid waste. All the waste management staff use safety measures for handling hospital waste. The entire staff must be aware of biomedical waste management law. It is necessary to use a mask, gloves, and aprons to sort, sort, store, and transport hospital waste because some hospital wastes spread infection. Staff should use all safety measures to manage hospital waste. Inappropriate disposal of hospital solid waste is a fundamental source that spreads infection and pollution and creates various health issues for human beings and animals. It also affects the environment. This research paper focuses on various types of hospital waste and their management for improvement of the quality and efficiency of hospitals. This research paper also suggests some recommendations to solve this problem.