Sec. 3 . (a) As used in this chapter, “effective treatment” means treatment that meets the following conditions:
(1) Reduces the pathogenic qualities of infectious waste to a point where the waste is safe to handle.
(2) Is designed for the specific waste involved.
(3) Is carried out in a manner consistent with rules adopted by the state department under section 8 of this chapter.
(b) The term includes the following:
(2) Steam sterilization.
(3) Chemical disinfection.
(4) Thermal inactivation.
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