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Synonyms for biohazard

hazard to humans or the environment resulting from biological agents or conditions

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any bacterium or virus or toxin that could be used in biological warfare

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In response to these events, Congress passed the Medical Waste Tracking Act, (1) a law that required hospitals to establish a cradle-to-grave waste tracking system both for chemical and biohazard waste streams.
com)-- Critical Clean LLC is a crime scene cleanup service that provides a wide range of biohazard and chemical cleaning for: Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Missouri.
In addition to the need for preventative treatment of building residents after exposure to anthrax or other biohazards, the clean-up time and costs resulting from pathogens being released in a building can be excessive.
They found biohazards in two bags, and regular trash in the nine others.
announced today that its new mail screening system, designed to sample incoming mail for the presence of biohazards while minimizing pathogen exposure to staff and facilities, has received Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology (QATT) Designation from the U.
Officials on Monday will begin testing a state-of-the-art system to detect biohazards - including anthrax - at a South Los Angeles mail processing center.
The system will feature closed-tube samples and closed-tube aliquotting capabilities to speed test turnaround time (TAT), and reduce operators' exposure to biohazards and repetitive motion injuries.
ThraxVac is a flexible device in development that will simultaneously capture and kill Anthrax and other Bacterial Spore biohazards.
Disposables also reduce the risk of cross-batch contamination and of worker exposure to the biohazards inherent in vaccine development.
The technology accommodates BD's Hemogard [TM] tubes and reduces operator's exposure to biohazards and repetitive motion injuries.
The Kansas City company, ranked number 16 in the magazine's 11th annual "Hot 100," provides portable aerosol collectors (often called air samplers) and related products to military, homeland security, and commercial organizations for use in the detection of airborne biohazards, chemical contaminants, explosives, and other particulate matter.
The Bio-Seeq enables first responders to test suspicious biohazards onsite in as little as 30 minutes and can simultaneously process up to six divergent samples, testing for multiple threats.