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TITLE 25HEALTH SERVICES
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
CHAPTER 1MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
SUBCHAPTER KDEFINITION, TREATMENT, AND DISPOSITION OF SPECIAL WASTE FROM HEALTH CARE-RELATED FACILITIES
RULE §1.134Application

These sections apply to special waste from health care-related facilities generated by the operation of the following publicly or privately owned or operated health care-related facilities, including but not limited to:

  (1) ambulatory surgical centers;

  (2) abortion clinics;

  (3) birthing centers;

  (4) blood banks and blood drawing centers;

  (5) clinics, including but not limited to medical, dental, veterinary;

  (6) clinical, diagnostic, pathological or biomedical research laboratories;

  (7) educational institution health centers;

  (8) educational institution research laboratories;

  (9) electrolysis facilities;

  (10) emergency medical services;

  (11) end stage renal dialysis facilities;

  (12) funeral establishments;

  (13) home and community support services agencies;

  (14) hospitals;

  (15) long term care facilities;

  (16) mental health and mental retardation facilities, including but not limited to hospitals, schools, and community centers;

  (17) minor emergency centers;

  (18) occupational health clinics and clinical laboratories;

  (19) pharmacies;

  (20) pharmaceutical manufacturing plants and research laboratories;

  (21) professional offices, including but not limited to the offices of physicians, and dentists, and acupuncturists;

  (22) special residential care facilities;

  (23) tattoo studios; and

  (24) veterinary clinical and research laboratories.


Source Note: The provisions of this §1.134 adopted to be effective December 21, 1994, 19 TexReg 9599.

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