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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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The Australian beauty recently shared alarming pictures on her Twitter of biohazardous waste and urged a 'state of emergency' to shed light on the issue.
Contributors in a variety of medical and biological fields present a resource for biosafety professionals and for students, staff, faculty, and clinicians who are working with or around potentially biohazardous materials in research laboratories, medical settings, and industrial environments.
Think nuclear weapons and fissile fuel, biohazardous materials, worldwide social media and whether internet censorship is needed, gene therapies, and genetic modifications.
(6) According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the majority of soiled items in dental offices are general medical waste without any biohazardous concerns.
The First Call Restoration team brings a foundation in service, along with years of experience in repairing and restoring residential and commercial damage from water, fire and smoke, mold and biohazardous materials.
The cyber lab itself, which measures approximately 2,200 s/f features a specially constructed radio frequency shielded room, a machine designed to handle electronic devices that contain biohazardous matter, and workstations for analysts tasked with performing forensic analysis of digital media and devices, including cell phones, smartphones, computers, and other electronic storage devices.
Other recommended precautions include using sterile technique for catheterizations, use of biohazardous and/or chemotherapy bags and waste containers, and knowing who to call for a spill and where the spill kit is located.
Waste containing infectious biohazardous materials must be completely sterilized.
By the time the barbecue is dragged from the garage, the cobwebs scrubbed off of it, the grill washed and cleansed of the now biohazardous remains of the last sausage cremated the year before, dinner is ready to be cooked.
He also realised that very few people were correctly trained to clean up in situations where bodily fluids or other biohazardous waste such as syringes left behind by drug users were present.
The hybrid coupling provides a quick and easy way to replace consumable fluids, and at the same time, eliminates exposure to potential biohazardous spills on waste containers.
In addition, the HPR aligns with all of the health hazard classes in HCS 2012 except for Biohazardous Infectious Materials, Physical Hazards Not Otherwise Classified (PHNOC), and Health Hazards Not Otherwise Classified (HHNOC).
The Aptra line consists of two products: Aptra Classic is a high-performance breathable film used for disposable clothing in biohazardous environments.
High-vacuum, high-pressure, high-temperature steam autoclave sterilization of biologically contaminated materials such as these eliminates all forms of infectious biohazardous microorganisms - viral, bacterial and fungal - including the Ebola virus.