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      General Information April 7, 2004 Press Release | August 5, 2004 Press Release    
    > Compliance Advisory Alert! la versión española
  DEP and DHSS will target potential RWM generators in the Barnegat Bay Watershed Area.
    > DEP RMW Program
  A summary of the RMW Generator Registration Program in the Department of Environmental Protection
    > DHSS RMW Program
  A summary of the RMW Project in the Department of Health and Senior Services, Public Health, Sanitation and Safety Program
    > Medical Waste Rule NJAC 7:26-3A
  Solid Waste Regulations (Updated July 2002) - Regulated Medical Wastes (.pdf format)
    Compliance Assistance Resources    
    > Guidance Document for Generators of Registered Medical Waste
  The RMW Programs goal is to protect health care providers and workers, waste haulers, refuse workers and the general public from potential health risks associated with RMW. The Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Health and Senior Services jointly share responsibilities to administer this program.
    > Inspection Checklist (.pdf format)
  DEP and DHSS inspectors use a checklist during a RMW inspection to assist then in determining your compliance with RMW regulations. This is the checklist used by the DHSS on routine RWM generator inspections. Use this checklist to gauge your compliance with the regulations.
    Forms & Fact Sheets
Medical Waste Generator Registration & Fee Submittal Form (includes instructions) (.pdf format)
RMW Generator Tracking Form Fact Sheet
Tracking Form Sample
This multicopy (6-page) shipping document must accompany each shipment of RMW generated in New Jersey.
Registered Medical Waste Tracking Form Sample
Available by contacting:
Bureau of Resource Recovery & Technical Programs
Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
P.O. Box 414 401 East State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625-0414
Phone: 609-984-6985 Fax: 609-633-9839
RMW Generator Fact Sheet
RMW Generator Questions & Answers
Annual Generator Report Sample
Annual Medical Waste Generator Report Form Sample Page 1 of 4
This 4 page form is mailed to all registered RMW generators.
Registered Generators are required to:
1. Complete and submit this form to the DEP by July 21 each year
2. Record all amounts of RMW generated on-site in the reporting period (June 22 thru June 21)
3. Keep a copy of the completed form on-site. Failure to have a copy of this report in your files is a violation of NJAC 7:26-3A.21(f)
Transporter Fact Sheet
    > Attend a Training Session
  Come spend a morning or evening with DEP and DHSS to learn more about how to legally dispose of medical waste.
    > New Jersey Authorized Commercial Regulated RMW Transporters
  Generators must use only medical waste transporters that are registered with the Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste, NJDEP and who possess a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (N.J.A.C. 7:26-3A.27) from the NJDEP (609) 292-7081 (N.J.A.C. 7:26-3A.16(d)). .
    Contact Information    
    For further information about the management and disposal of Regulated Medical Waste contact:
NJDEP Regulated Medical Waste Program at (609) 984-6620 or e-mail us at dshweb@dep.state.nj.us
NJDHSS Regulated Medical Waste Program at (609) 588-3124
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Last Updated: August 6, 2004

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