Sponsored byWaste Management


Profile of the Healthcare Industry:
EPA Office of Compliance Sector Notebook Project
(Click here to access entire document in PDF format)

This is a primer for those in the industry, government or the general public who want to familiarize themselves with environmental issues associated with healthcare and for those seeking a starting point for additional research. It contains chapters on the various services provided by healthcare facilities and the pollutants and environmental regulations associated with each.

Printed copies of this document are available free of charge from EPA's document warehouse, the National Service Center for Environmental Publications. Be sure to search by the EXACT title or EPA publication number (EPA/310-R-05-002). Once documents are out of stock they will not appear in the data system and cannot be back ordered.

For details about the Sector Notebook Project and a complete list of all the industries and governments profiles, visit the Sector Notebook Web page.


©2015 Healthcare Environmental Resource Center