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17.50.1502    DEFINITIONS

As used in this subchapter, the following definitions apply:

(1) "Biohazard bag" or "red bag" means a bag marked with a biohazard symbol that meets the requirements of U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 CFR 1910.1030(g)(1)(ii). The biohazard bag must be moisture-proof, disposable, and of a strength sufficient to prevent ripping, tearing, or bursting under normal conditions of use.

(2) "Department" means the Department of Environmental Quality established in 2-15-3501, MCA.

(3) "Inactivate" means to cause the death of an infectious agent.

(4) "Infectious waste" has the meaning given in 75-10-1003, MCA.

(5) "Management" means the storage, treatment, or disposal of infectious waste.

(6) "Noninfectious waste" means treated infectious waste or any waste other than infectious waste.

(7) "Person" has the meaning given in 75-10-1003, MCA.

(8) "Storage" means the short-term containment of infectious waste, prior to treatment, for no longer than 90 days.

(9) "Transport" or "transportation" has the meaning given in 75-10-1003, MCA.

(10) "Transporter" means a person who transports, or engages in transportation or storage of, infectious waste or treated infectious waste.

(11) "Vehicle" means any vehicle, including a truck and trailer or tractor-trailer combination.

History: 75-10-204, 75-10-208, MCA; IMP, 75-10-1004, 75-10-1005, MCA; NEW, 2013 MAR p. 1825, Eff. 10/18/13

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