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TITLE 30ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PART 1TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CHAPTER 330MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
SUBCHAPTER YMEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT
RULE §330.1213Transfer of Shipments of Medical Waste

Packages of untreated medical waste shall not be transferred between transportation units unless the transfer occurs at and on the premises of a facility authorized as a transfer station, as a storage facility, or as a treatment/processing facility that has been approved to function as a transfer station except as provided in §330.1217 of this title (relating to Medical Waste Collection Stations).

  (1) In case of transportation unit malfunction, the waste shipment may be transferred to an operational transportation unit and the executive director, and any local pollution agency with jurisdiction that has requested to be notified, shall be notified of the incident in writing within five working days. The incident report shall list all transportation units involved in transporting the waste and the cause, if known, of the transportation unit malfunction.

  (2) In case of a traffic accident, the waste shipment may be transferred to an operating transportation unit if necessary. Any containers of waste that were damaged in the accident shall be repackaged as soon as possible. The nearest regional office, and any local pollution agency with jurisdiction that has requested to be notified, shall be notified of the incident no later than the end of the next working day. The incident report shall list all vehicles involved in transporting the waste.


Source Note: The provisions of this §330.1213 adopted to be effective March 27, 2006, 31 TexReg 2502

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