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26.13.13.00.htm 26.13.13.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 13 DISPOSAL OF CONTROLLED HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES Chapter 13 Standards Applicable to Transporters of Special Medical Waste Authority: Environment Article, §7-201 et seq. 9-252, and 9-314, Annotated Code of Maryland
26.13.13.01.htm 26.13.13.01. 01 General.. A. Scope.. 1) These regulations establish standards which apply to persons transporting special medical waste within the State if the transportation requires a shipping paper under COMAR 26.13.12.2) These regulations do not apply to on-site transportation of special medical waste by generators or by owners or operators of permitted special medical waste management facilities.3) A transporter of special medical waste shall also comply with COMAR 26.1
26.13.13.02.htm 26.13.13.02. 02 Shipping Papers.. A. Shipping Papers. A transporter of special medical waste may not accept special medical waste from a generator unless the waste is accompanied by a shipping paper prepared by the generator in accordance with COMAR 26.13.12.04.B. Delivery Requirements.. 1) The transporter shall deliver the entire quantity of special medical waste which the transporter has accepted from a generator or a transporter to:a) The facility designated by the generator;.
26.13.13.03.htm 26.13.13.03. 03 Special Medical Waste Discharge.. A. Immediate Action.. 1) If a discharge of special medical waste occurs during transportation, the transporter shall take appropriate immediate action to protect human health and the environment (for example, notify local authorities, dike the discharge area) and shall notify the Department and local authorities, if any, within 1 hour of the incident, or, if not immediately discovered, within 1 hour of discovery of the incident, by calling (86
26.13.13.04.htm 26.13.13.04. 04 Bonding.. A. The Department, as a condition to the issuance of a special medical waste hauler certificate, shall require a person to secure a bond of not less than $10,000 for the purpose of indemnifying the State for abatement of pollution from the improper transportation or spill of special medical waste.B. Execution of Bond.. 1) The bond shall be executed by the permittee and corporate surety licensed to do business in the State.
26.13.13.9999.htm 26.13.13.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―04 adopted as an emergency provision effective September 28, 1988 (15:22 Md. R. 2549) emergency status extended at 16:4 Md. R. 493 (Emergency provisions are temporary and not printed in COMAR)Regulation .01 amended effective April 20, 1998 (25:8 Md. R. 599). Regulation .02 amended effective April 20, 1998 (25:8 Md. R. 599). Regulation .02C amended effective December 23, 1991 (18:25 Md. R. 2759).
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