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CONTAMINATED SHARP OBJECT [1 record]

Record 1 2015-04-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Waste Management
  • Medical and Surgical Equipment
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Scientific Research Facilities
DEF

... any contaminated object that can penetrate the skin including, but not limited to, needles, scalpels, broken glass, broken capillary tubes, and exposed ends of dental wires.

OBS

contaminated sharp; contaminated sharp object; contaminated sharp material: terms usually used in the plural.

Key term(s)
  • contaminated sharps
  • contaminated sharp objects
  • contaminated sharp materials

French

Domaine(s)
  • Gestion des déchets
  • Équipement médico-chirurgical
  • Médecine vétérinaire
  • Installations de recherche scientifique
CONT

Les objets tranchants ou piquants contaminés doivent être jetés dans un contenant de plastique rigide résistant aux perforations.

OBS

objet pointu ou tranchant contaminé; objet tranchant ou piquant contaminé; objet acéré contaminé : termes habituellement utilisés au pluriel.

Key term(s)
  • objets pointus ou tranchants contaminés
  • objets tranchants ou piquants contaminés
  • objets acérés contaminés

Spanish

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