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Contaminated Sharps Discarding and Containment
1910.1030(d)(4)(iii)(A)(1)

Contaminated sharps shall be discarded immediately or as soon as feasible in containers that are:
Closable 1910.1030(d)(4)(iii)(A)(1)(i)
Puncture resistant 1910.1030(d)(4)(iii)(A)(1)(ii)
Leakproof on sides and bottom; and 1910.1030(d)(4)(iii)(A)(1)(iii)
Labeled or color-coded in accordance with paragraph (g)(1)(i)
of this standard. 1910.1030(d)(4)(iii)(A)(1)(iv)

1910.1030(d)(4)(iii)(A)(2)
During use, containers for contaminated sharps shall be:
1910.1030(d)(4)(iii)(A)(2)(i)
Easily accessible to personnel and located as close as is feasible to the immediate area where sharps are used or can be reasonably anticipated to be found (e.g., laundries);
1910.1030(d)(4)(iii)(A)(2)(ii)
Maintained upright throughout use; and
1910.1030(d)(4)(iii)(A)(2)(iii)
Replaced routinely and not allowed to overfill.

1910.1030(d)(4)(iii)(A)(3)
When moving containers of contaminated sharps from the area of use, the contains shall be:
1910.1030(d)(4)(iii)(A)(3)(i)
Closed immediately prior to removal or replacement to prevent spillage or protrusion of contents during handling, storage, transport, or shipping;
1910.1030(d)(4)(iii)(A)(3)(ii)
Placed in a secondary container if leakage is possible. The second container shall be:
1910.1030(d)(4)(iii)(A)(3)(ii)(A)
Closable
1910.1030(d)(4)(iii)(A)(3)(ii)(B)
Constructed to contain all contents and prevent leakage during handling, storage, transport or shipping; and
1910.1030(d)(4)(iii)(A)(3)(ii)(C)
Labeled or color-coded according to paragraph (g)(1)(i) of this standard.
1910.1030(d)(4)(iii)(A)(4)
Reusable containers shall not be opened, emptied, or cleaned manually or in any other manner which would expose employees to the risk of percutaneous injury.

Other Regulated Waste Containment -- contained in Standards
1910.1030(d)(4)(iii)(B)(1) and 1910.1030(d)(4)(iii)(B)(2)

1910.1030(d)(4)(iii)(C)
Disposal of all regulated waste shall be in accordance with applicable regulations of the United States, States and Territories, and political subdivisions of States and Territories.