Pengelolaan Limbah Medis Covid-19 Ditinjau dari Undang-Undang Nomor 32 Tahun 2009 Tentang Perlindungan dan Pengelolaan Lingkungan Hidup
The occurrence of the Covid-19 pandemic has led to an increase in solid medical waste generated by hospitals from handling patients exposed to Covid-19. The waste generated includes used masks, used personal protective equipment, used infusion sets, etc. The waste is included in the B3 waste which is infectious. That is, the waste is included in the type of hazardous waste. Not only in hospitals, the waste generated in households and quarantine places is also dangerous. If not handled properly, it will become a new chain of transmission given that this virus is easily transmitted to humans. So that the Covid-19 medical waste management procedure is needed and what are the legal responsibilities if the manager does not manage Covid-19 medical waste properly.
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