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:: Volume 22, Issue 4 (9-2014) ::
Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences 2014, 22(4): 9-17 Back to browse issues page
Hospital waste management more important than domestic sewage- case study of Hospitals in Kermanshah Province
Kiomars Sharafi1 , Amir Karami1 , Fatemeh Navazeshkhah1 , Masoud Moradi * 2
1- kermanshah university of medical scince
2- kermanshah university of medical scince , mahfooz60@gmail.com
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Background and Aims: The discharge wastewater of hospital into surface and groundwater to be provide the major risks and challenges for the human. So, this study is an attempt to be examined the treatment and disposal of hospital wastewater status in Kermanshah Province in 2011-12. Materials and Methods: This study is a descriptive - analytic study was conducted that included all hospitals in Kermanshah province (19 private and public hospitals). Tools and methods of data collection through the Czech list (including 18 questions about general and specific information on the status of hospital treatment and sewage disposal) that were matched with the person. Finally the resulting data were recorded in the form of tables and graphs. Results: The results showed that total of 19 hospitals, 7 hospitals (36.8% of all hospitals) have a wastewater treatment system in use (active), 5 hospitals (24.4%) with a wastewater treatment system inactive and 7 Hospital (36.8 %) do not have a wastewater treatment plant. Conclusion: According to numerous risks that humans and the environment are faced with result in hospital wastewater discharged into municipal sewers, so the lack of wastewater treatment in 12 hospitals (63.15%) is concerned. So getting policies for the construction of wastewater treatment systems in all hospital and operation by companies and professionals in the field, chlorinated raw sewage (wastewater treated if possible) to reduce pollution entering the collection and treatment network House of sewage, Adequately monitor the health authorities, water companies and other related organizations are alternatives that can be very effective to meet the standards required in a hospital and Environmental Management System (ISO14000) in set of management processes to improve the quality adjustment of hospital waste.
Keywords: treatment plant, hospital wastewater, Kermanshah province
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: environmental healt
Received: 2013/10/7 | Accepted: 2014/05/12 | Published: 2014/08/31
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sharafi K, karami A, navazeshkhah F, moradi M. Hospital waste management more important than domestic sewage- case study of Hospitals in Kermanshah Province. J. Ilam Uni. Med. Sci. 2014; 22 (4) :9-17
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