Western Cape Health Care Risk Waste Management Regulations, 2013 (Provincial Notice 73 of 2013)

Western Cape Provincial Gazette no. 7102
This is the latest version of this legislation commenced on 15 Mar 2013.
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Western Cape Health Care Waste Management Act

Western Cape Health Care Risk Waste Management Regulations, 2013

Provincial Notice 73 of 2013


The Provincial Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning in the Western Cape has made the regulations set out in the Schedule under section 14 of the Western Cape Health Care Waste Management Act, 2007 (Act 7 of 2007).


1. Definitions

In these regulations, any word or expression to which a meaning has been assigned in the Act retains that meaning and, unless the context indicates otherwise—"container" means a disposable or reusable vessel in which health care waste is placed for the purposes of storing, accumulating, handling, transporting, treating or disposing of that waste;"disinfect" means to render non-viable all recognised pathogenic micro-organisms, but not necessarily all microbial forms;"external transport" means the movement of health care risk waste by vehicle from one premises or facility to another;"health care risk waste container" means a container that complies with the minimum requirements for health care risk waste containers as set out in Annexure 1;"inspector" means an inspector appointed in terms of section 9 of the Act;"internal transport" means the movement of health care risk waste from one point within any premises or facility to another point within those premises or facility;"licensing authority" means the National Minister responsible for environmental affairs;"Minimum Requirements for Waste Disposal, Hazardous Waste Management and Monitoring" means the requirements referred to in the Waste Management Trilogy Series: the Minimum Requirements for Waste Disposal by Landfill; Minimum Requirements for the Handling, Classification and Disposal of Hazardous Waste; and Minimum Requirements for the Monitoring of Water Quality at Waste Management Facilities, published by the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, as amended from time to time, or its corresponding replacement;"registered", in relation to a generator, transporter, treater or disposer, means registered in terms of section 6(2)(n) of the Act;"reusable health care risk waste container" means a container which meets the specific requirements for reusable containers as set out in SABS 0248 and the minimum requirements as set out in Annexure 1;"SABS 0248" means the latest edition of South African Bureau of Standards publication No. 0248 entitled Handling and disposal of waste materials within health care facilities, as amended from time to time, or its corresponding replacement;"SANS 10228" means the latest edition of Standards South Africa publication No. 10228 entitled The identification and classification of dangerous goods for transport, as amended from time to time, or its corresponding replacement;"SANS 10229" means the latest edition of Standards South Africa publication No. 10229 entitled Transport of dangerous goods— Packaging and large packaging for road and rail transport, as amended from time to time, or its corresponding replacement;"SANS 10231" means the latest edition of Standards South Africa publication No. 10231 entitled Transport of dangerous goods— Operational requirements for road vehicles, as amended from time to time, or its corresponding replacement;"SANS 10232" means the latest edition of Standards South Africa publication No. 10232 entitled Transport of dangerous goods— Emergency information systems, as amended from time to time, or its corresponding replacement;"SANS 10248-1" means the latest edition of Standards South Africa publication No. 10248-1:2008 entitled Management of healthcare waste— Part 1: Management of healthcare risk waste from a healthcare facility, as amended from time to time, or its corresponding replacement;"storage facility" means any site or premises—(a)where health care risk waste is kept in a manner that does not constitute treatment or disposal; and(b)permitted so to be used by virtue of section 80(4) or 81 of the National Environmental Management: Waste Act or in terms of a waste management licence under section 49 of that Act;"the Act" means the Western Cape Health Care Waste Management Act, 2007 (Act 7 of 2007).

2. Packaging of health care risk waste

(1)A generator of health care risk waste must package all such waste generated by it in health care risk waste containers.
(2)A generator must clearly indicate its name and registration number on all health care risk waste containers containing health care risk waste generated by that generator.
(3)A generator who makes use of a reusable health care risk waste container must, before doing so, ensure that the container has been properly maintained and decontaminated so that it is safe for handling, visibly clean and free of odours, blood, soil and debris.
(4)A generator, transporter or treater must take reasonable measures to ensure that once health care risk waste is placed in a health care risk waste container, it is not removed from that container—(a)in order to decant it into another container or to sort it; or(b)for any other purpose,until that waste is received by the relevant treatment facility.

3. Storage of health care risk waste

(1)A generator, transporter, treater or disposer may not store health care risk waste otherwise than—(a)in a health care risk waste container; and(b)in accordance with the minimum requirements set out in Annexure 2.
(2)A generator must ensure that the time period between the generation of any health care risk waste and the treatment thereof—(a)in the case of pathological waste:(i)does not exceed 72 hours if such waste is unrefrigerated;(ii)does not exceed one week if such waste is stored at a temperature of 4 °C; or(iii)does not exceed 90 days if such waste is stored at a temperature of -2 °C;(b)in the case of sharp waste and pharmaceutical waste, does not exceed 90 days; and(c)in the case of all other health care risk waste, does not exceed 14 days from the date the container is sealed.
(3)Notwithstanding anything contained in these regulations, health care risk waste that becomes a nuisance due to bad odours or the attraction or breeding of vectors or pests must be treated immediately.

4. Requirements for internal transport

(1)Internal transport of health care risk waste must be undertaken in such a manner so as not to cause risk or harm to any person.
(2)Where practical, the manual handling of health care risk waste containers must be minimised during internal transporting to prevent injuries to any person handling the containers.
(3)A transporter responsible for the internal transport of health care risk waste must transport the waste in health care risk waste containers by means of wheeled containers, trolleys or carts that—(a)are not used for any other purposes;(b)are designed to avoid spillage, breakage and other damage;(c)are constructed of material that is easy to clean and disinfect;(d)are easy to load and unload; and(e)do not have any sharp edges that could damage the health care risk waste containers during loading and unloading.
(4)A generator, transporter or treater must ensure that a wheeled container, trolley or cart that is used to transport health care risk waste and that is under their control—(a)is maintained, cleaned and disinfected; and(b)is not left unattended unless it is empty and disinfected or left in a secure, demarcated area.

5. Requirements for external transport

(1)A generator may not release health care risk waste to a transporter for external transport unless the waste is in a health care risk waste container and the generator has prior to the release of the waste—(a)ascertained that the transporter is registered;(b)ascertained that the transporter transports any consignment from the generator only to a storage facility, treatment facility or disposal site that is permitted or licensed to operate as such a facility or site in terms of the National Environmental Management: Waste Act; and(c)obtained a copy of the tracking document from the transporter containing information as set out in Parts A, B and C on Form 1 in Annexure 3.
(2)For the purposes of this regulation, "consignment" means a load of health care risk waste comprising of one or more health care risk waste containers transported by a transporter.
(3)A transporter may collect and transport health care risk waste from the premises of a generator, only if the waste is to be delivered to a permitted or licensed storage facility, treatment facility or disposal site, as the case may be.
(4)A transporter may not handle or remove health care risk waste from the premises of a generator unless the waste is in a health care risk waste container.
(5)A transporter may collect and transport health care risk waste only from a registered generator, or from a municipality in terms of an applicable by-law.
(6)The external transport of health care risk waste must be undertaken in such a manner so as not to cause risk or harm to any person.
(7)A transporter must prevent public access to health care risk waste or to the health care risk waste container in which it is stored, from the time the health care risk waste is placed in his or her possession until the health care risk waste is handed over to the treater or the disposer.
(8)A health care risk waste container may not be left unattended, unless firmly secured, during transportation.
(9)A transporter must provide a treater with a copy of the tracking document upon the release of health care risk waste to that treater for the purposes of completing Part D on Form 1 in Annexure 3.
(10)A transporter must return a copy of the completed tracking document, signed by the treater concerned, to the generator within a reasonable time after the health care risk waste has been treated and disposed of.
(11)A transporter must retain a copy of all tracking documents for a period of three years and must make those copies available to any inspector, on request.
(12)A generator, transporter, treater or disposer may not manually lift a health care risk waste container that weighs in excess of 15 kg.

6. Requirements for vehicles

(1)A vehicle used to transport health care risk waste must—(a)be clearly marked to show that it is being used for that purpose;(b)be clearly marked to show the name, address and emergency telephone number of the transporter;(c)be designed to contain spillage and prevent leakage in the event of a spill;(d)have a carrying or loading surface constructed of materials which must be capable of being easily disinfected and cleaned; and(e)be equipped with emergency equipment, including—(i)spill kits containing personal protective equipment;(ii)fire extinguishers; and(iii)disinfectants.
(2)A vehicle used to transport health care risk waste must comply with the National Road Traffic Act, 1996 (Act 93 of 1996), SANS 10228, SANS 10229, SANS 10231 and SANS 10232 as well as any standard set by the applicable by-laws of the municipality in whose area of jurisdiction the transporter operates.

7. Requirements for drivers

(1)A driver of a vehicle transporting health care risk waste must be suitably trained by a training body approved by the National Department of Transport and be in possession of a certificate issued by the training body to qualify for a category "D" Professional Driving Permit (PDP).
(2)The training referred to in subregulation (1) must include training on—(a)emergency procedures in the event of an accident or spill; and(b)the effective use of the equipment listed in regulation 6(1)(e).

8. Treatment

(1)A treater may receive health care risk waste from a registered transporter only.
(2)A treatment facility must comply with all of the performance testing requirements, minimum requirements and standards for controlled combustion treatment facilities as set out in the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act 39 of 2004), where applicable.
(3)A treatment facility must be managed and operated in accordance with the Minimum Requirements for Waste Disposal, Hazardous Waste Management and Monitoring.
(4)Any treatment of health care risk waste must take place at a treatment facility that is licensed in terms of the National Environmental Management: Waste Act, as well as the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act 39 of 2004), where applicable.

9. Disposal

(1)A disposer may receive health care risk waste only from a registered treater or registered transporter.
(2)Treated health care risk waste must be disposed of in accordance with the Minimum Requirements for Waste Disposal, Hazardous Waste Management and Monitoring.
(3)Treated health care risk waste, excluding human tissue, may be co-disposed of with general waste, provided that the health care risk waste is rendered unrecognisable as of its medical origin, is unfit for reuse, and is disposed of in accordance with the Minimum Requirements for Waste Disposal, Hazardous Waste Management and Monitoring.
(4)Health care risk waste that remains liquid after being treated may be discharged into the municipal sewerage system only if it poses no risk of infection and complies with all the applicable requirements of the municipality in whose area of jurisdiction this activity is conducted, including the requirements of the National Water Act, 1998 (Act 36 of 1998), relating to wastewater discharges.

10. Training

(1)A generator, transporter, treater or disposer of health care risk waste must provide training to all personnel in its employ who are involved in the management of health care risk waste to ensure that the following principles and practices are understood and implemented, namely—(a)health care risk waste segregation;(b)best infection control practices, including emergency procedures;(c)waste minimisation; and(d)improved environmental awareness.
(2)The training on the principles and practices referred to in subregulation (1) must include providing—(a)knowledge with regard to the contents and requirements of these regulations;(b)information, instructions, training and supervision regarding the potential risk to health caused by exposure to health care risk waste;(c)training and supervision with regard to the necessity for, and the correct use and maintenance of, safety equipment used and the importance of control measures applied by a generator, transporter, treater or disposer;(d)knowledge with regard to the procedures to be followed in the event of exposure, spillage, leakage, injury or similar incident; and(e)knowledge with regard to the procedures to be followed when decontaminating or disinfecting contaminated areas.

11. Registration of health care risk waste generators, transporters, treaters and disposers

(1)An existing generator, transporter, treater or disposer of health care risk waste must register with the Department, in terms of section 6(2)(n) of the Act, within 180 days of the commencement of these regulations.
(2)A new generator, transporter, treater or disposer of health care risk waste must register with the Department, in terms of section 6(2)(n) of the Act, within 60 days after commencing to operate as such a generator, transporter, treater or disposer.
(3)A generator, transporter, treater or disposer of health care risk waste must register with the Department by submitting a registration form in writing or electronically in the format set out in Form 2.1 in Annexure 5, which form must be—(a)completed as accurately as possible, indicating where a field is not applicable or where information is not available; and(b)signed by a person employed at a senior level by the generator, transporter, treater or disposer who can guarantee the correctness of the information supplied in the form.
(4)A generator, transporter, treater or disposer must, together with the registration form, provide a copy of any permit, licence or authorisation they possess with respect to health care risk waste management activities.
(5)A transporter, treater or disposer who does not possess any permit, licence or authorisation must indicate so on the registration form.
(6)The Director of Waste Management in the Department must issue a registration certificate in the format set out in Form 2.2 in Annexure 5 to the generator, transporter, treater or disposer within 60 days of receipt of a completed registration form referred to in subregulation (3).
(7)Should there be any change in the details that were submitted in a registration form in terms of subregulation (3), the generator, transporter, treater or disposer, as the case may be, must inform the Department in writing or electronically within 30 days after that change.

12. Reporting

(1)A generator, transporter, treater or disposer must submit the information referred to in section 6(2)(m) of the Act to the Department in writing or electronically in the format set out in Form 3.1 or 3.2, as the case may be, in Annexure 6 by the end of each month.
(2)The records must include the monthly subtotal for each category of health care risk waste generated, transported, treated or disposed.
(3)A municipality must report any spill or illegal dumping of health care waste occurring in its jurisdiction to the Department within 24 hours after it became aware of the spill or illegal dumping.

13. Auditing

A generator, transporter, treater or disposer must conduct internal audits in terms of section 6(2)(o) of the Act once every three months.

14. Record keeping

(1)The records that must be maintained in terms of section 6(2)(j) of the Act must at least show the monthly total mass of the health care risk waste generated, transported, treated or disposed of.
(2)A generator, transporter, treater or disposer of health care risk waste must keep the records referred to in section 6(2)(k) of the Act for a minimum period of five years.
(3)The records referred to in section 6(2)(j) of the Act, must be completed in the format as set out in either Form 3.1 or Form 3.2, as the case may be, in Annexure 6.

15. Health care waste management plans

(1)An existing generator who generates 20 kg or more of health care risk waste per day, when calculated monthly as a daily average, must prepare a health care waste management plan within 12 months after the commencement of these regulations.
(2)A new generator who generates 20 kg or more of health care risk waste per day, when calculated monthly as a daily average, must prepare a health care waste management plan within six months after commencing to operate as such a generator.
(3)The health care waste management plan must contain information in accordance with the requirements listed in Annexure 4.
(4)A generator must make its health care waste management plan available, on request, to any inspector.
(5)A generator must review its health care waste management plan annually and update the plan accordingly.

16. Issuing of compliance notices

(1)A compliance notice referred to in section 10A(1) of the Act must be in the format set out in Form 4.1 in Annexure 7.
(2)A compliance certificate referred to in section 10A(5) and (6) of the Act must be in the format set out in Form 4.2 in Annexure 7 and must be issued within 14 days after a person, issued with a compliance notice, has complied with all the provisions of that notice.
(3)A person served with a compliance notice may, within seven days after being served with that notice, lodge with the inspector a statement referred to in section 10A(7) of the Act.
(4)An inspector receiving a statement referred to in section 10A(7) of the Act, must within seven days after receipt thereof submit the compliance notice, the statement and any other documents which he or she regards as relevant, to the Provincial Minister.
(5)The Provincial Minister must, within 21 days after receiving the documents referred to in subregulation (4) from the inspector, make a decision as contemplated in section 10A(10).

17. Short title

These regulations are called the Western Cape Health Care Risk Waste Management Regulations, 2013.


Annexure 1

Minimum requirements for health care risk waste containers

1.A container used to collect, store or transport health care risk waste must be—(a)clearly marked so as to identify the contents; and(b)colour coded and marked in accordance with SANS 10248-1 or the international ISO Biohazard symbol or other internationally recognised symbol.2.Health care risk waste may not at any time be placed in a black plastic bag.3.At the point of generation, a plastic bag may be used for storing health care risk waste provided that—(a)the plastic bags used are colour coded in accordance with SANS 10248-1;(b)a plastic bag with a capacity of 60 litres or more is at least 80 microns thick;(c)a plastic bag with a capacity of less than 60 litres is at least 60 microns thick; and(d)a plastic bag used as a barrier in a health care risk waste container is at least 60 microns thick.4.A plastic bag used for storing health care risk waste must be placed inside a container referred to in item 1 during transportation and storage.5.A reusable health care risk waste container that meets the standards set out in SABS 0248 must have a well-fitting lid and must be kept clean and in a good condition.6.A health care risk waste container used for the storage of pathological waste must be manufactured from suitable materials able to withstand the low temperatures at which pathological waste is stored.7.The lid of a health care risk waste container used for pathological waste must have an airtight seal to prevent the emission of odours.8.The lid of a disposable health care risk waste container used for sharp waste must be secured in such a way that it cannot be reopened once closed.

Annexure 2

Minimum requirements for storage of health care risk waste in terms of regulation 3

1.Health care risk waste must be placed in a health care risk waste container.2.A health care risk waste storage facility at a generator must be reserved for that purpose only and, as a contingency measure, have sufficient capacity to handle emergency storage of health care waste generated by that generator.3.A health care risk waste storage facility must be secured with locks on entry doors and gates to prevent access to these areas by any unauthorised person.4.A health care risk waste storage facility at a generator, transporter, treater or disposer must be clearly marked with warning signs on, or adjacent to, the exterior of entry doors and gates to the storage area.5.A health care risk waste storage facility must be separated from any food preparation and supply area.6.A health care risk waste storage facility must have adequate ventilation and lighting and must comply with the National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act, 1977 (Act 103 of 1977).7.The floor of a health care risk waste storage facility must be covered with a hard, impermeable coating that can be easily cleaned and drained.8.A health care risk waste storage facility must have access to a water supply and must have appropriate spill equipment.9.Health care risk waste must be stored in a manner that will not lead to nuisances such as bad odours and the breeding of vectors.

Annexure 3


Form 1

Minimum requirements for a tracking document in terms of regulation 5(1) (c) and 5(9)


Health care risk waste tracking and collection document
Part A: Generator's name & address Date
Requisition no.
  Contact details
  Tel
  Fax
  E-mail
Waste details Disposable containers (qty) Total mass (kg) Reusable containers (qty) Total mass (kg)
Infectious        
Sharp        
Pathological        
Pharmaceutical        
Other (specify)        
Note: Disposable containers placed inside reusable containers are not to be recorded separately.
Special instructions:
 
Part B: Generator's certification   Part C: Transporter's acknowledgement of receipt of materials
I hereby declare that the contents are properly described, packaged, marked and labelled prior to transportation in accordance with the relevant legislation.   I hereby declare that the contents are properly described, packaged, marked and labelled prior to transportation in accordance with the relevant legislation and is collected for transportation.
Generator’s name     Transporter’s name  
Registration no.     Registration no.  
Name     Name  
Signature     Signature  
Date     Date  
Part D: Treatment verification
Treatment facility’s name     Facility registration no.  
Confirmation of waste received   Confirmation of waste treated
Name     Name  
Signature     Signature  
Date     Date  
Declaration by treatment facility
I hereby declare that the waste treated as referred to in part D will be disposed of at the following appropriately authorised waste disposal site and records of disposal will be kept and made available upon request.Name .............................................................................................. Disposal site .................................................................................Signature .......................................................................................Date ...............................................................................................

Annexure 4

Minimum requirements for information to be contained in a Health Care Waste Management Plan, as required by regulation 15(3)

A health care waste management plan must at a minimum include the following information:1.Objectives of the plan;2.Identification of responsible persons and their roles and responsibilities;3.An assessment of the types and quantities of waste generated at the facility;4.Legislative and policy framework;5.An assessment of current collection, storage, transport (internal and external), treatment and disposal practices;6.Contact details of service providers used; and7.Details relating to—(a)target setting;(b)contingency and emergency planning;(c)auditing protocols;(d)waste minimisation strategies;(e)budgeting and procurement processes;(f)training plan;(g)record-keeping;(h)implementation plan, with timeframes and responsible persons; and(i)monitoring and review of the plan.

Annexure 5


Form 2.1


Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs and Development PlanningDirectorate: Waste managementIPWIS registration form for health care risk waste generators, transporters, treaters and disposers as per Regulation 11(3)
Indicate with a ✓ where applicable and then complete applicable questions.
Section 1
Generic information
Business/Facility Type HCRW Generator   <20 kg per day   >20 kg per day
  HCRW Treatment Facility   HCRW Disposer   HCRW Transporter
Business/Facility Name  
Common Name  
Brief description of process:
Province Western Cape
District   City of Cape Town   Cape Winelands District Municipality
  Eden District Municipality   Overberg District Municipality
  West Coast District Municipality   Central Karoo District Municipality
Municipality  
Town  
Suburb  
Street Address  
Service   Private   Municipality   Provincial Health Department   National Government
Business Registration/Practice Number  
Postal Address  
Longitude  
Latitude  
Area Total ofFacility (m²)  
Area UsageTotal of Facility (m²)  
Operational hours
  Start End
Monday to Friday   To  
Saturday   To  
Sunday   to  
 
Number of Permanent Staff  
Number of Contractors  
Number of Temporary Staff  
Business/facility contact information
Username  
First Name  
Last Name  
Email  
Telephone Number  
Cellular Number  
Internet Access   Yes   No
Section 2
Add second contact information
Role Alternate Contact   Operator   Site Contact  
Main Contact   Owner      
Employee No.            
Last Name            
First Name            
Province            
District            
Municipality            
Town            
Suburb            
Street Address            
Email            
Telephone            
Fax            
Questions
Does your business/facility have any regulatory documents? Yes   No  
If yes, please attach a copy of the permit/licence/authorisation.
 
Please follow the instructions below1. Generators of health care risk waste must complete sections A to D.2. External transporters of health care risk waste must complete sections B to D.3. Treaters of health care risk waste must complete sections C and D.4. Disposers of health care risk waste must complete section D.
A. Details of service provider to handle and transport health care risk waste within the facility
Name of contractor/staff  
Address of contractor  
Telephone  
Fax  
Email address  
Registration number on certificate  
Is the service provider registered with the Department in terms of section 6(2)(n) of the Western Cape Health Care Waste Management Act? Yes   No  
Has a service provider been appointed to transport health care risk waste externally? Yes   No  
B. Details of service provider to transport health care risk waste externally
Name of contractor  
Address of contractor  
Telephone  
Fax  
Email address  
Registration number on certificate  
Is the service provider registered with the Department in terms of section 6(2)(n) of the Western Cape Health Care Waste Management Act? Yes   No  
Has a service provider been appointed to treat health care risk waste? Yes   No  
C. Details of service provider to treat health care risk waste
Name of contractor  
Address of contractor  
Telephone  
Fax  
Email address  
Registration number on certificate  
Is the service provider registered with the Department in terms of section 6(2)(n) of the Western Cape Health Care Waste Management Act? Yes   No  
Has a service provider been appointed to dispose of health care risk waste? Yes   No  
D. Details of service provider to dispose of health care risk waste
Name of contractor  
Address of contractor  
Telephone  
Fax  
Email address  
Registration number on certificate  
Is the service provider registered with the Department in terms of section 6(2)(n) of the Western Cape Health Care Waste Management Act? Yes   No  
When did the operations at the disposal site commence?
Is the disposal site equipped with an on-site incinerator?
If yes, please describe the type of incinerator.
If yes, what is the operational status of this incinerator?

Form 2.2


Registration certificate in terms of regulation 11(6)
Date   Reference  
To:
This is to certify that your company,………………………………………………………………………………………………………has been registered as a……………………………………………………………………………………………………....of health care risk waste in terms of section 6(2)(n) of the Western Cape Health Care Waste Management Act, 2007 (Act 7 of 2007).
Director's name: Director's signature:

Annexure 6


Form 3.1

Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning (DEA&DP)

Directorate: Waste Management

Monthly record-keeping form for health care risk waste generators (Regulations 12(1) and 14(3))

Indicate with a (✓) where applicable. Please print legibly.


Name of Generator   IPWIS_ID (DEA&DP Registration no.)  
Reporting Month  

a) Please specify the various categories of waste generated.

Health Care Risk Waste Categories Please tick (✓) Waste Generated (kg) Name of Transporter Name of Treatment Facility Method of Treatment Name of Disposal site
This Month Last 12 Months
Infectious waste              
Pathological waste              
Sharp waste              
Pharmaceutical waste              
Genotoxic waste              
Chemical waste              
Waste with heavy metals              
Pressurised container waste              
Radioactive waste              
Other hazardous health care waste              

I hereby certify to the best of my knowledge and belief that the information submitted in this form is true and complete and that the amounts and values reflected in this form are accurate as determined by using data available to those who have completed this form.

Name and official title of owner, operator or senior-management official: Signature: Date:

Form 3.2

Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning (DEA&DP)

Directorate: Waste Management

Monthly record-keeping form for health care risk waste: transporters, treaters & disposers (Regulations 12(1) and 14(3))

Indicate with a (✓) where applicable. Please print legibly.


Name of Transporter, Treater or Disposer   IPWIS_ID (DEA&DP Registration no.)  
Reporting Month  

a) Please specify the various categories of waste transported, treated and/or disposed (as applicable).

Health Care Risk Waste Categories Please tick (✓) Waste transported (kg) Waste treated (kg) Waste disposed of (kg)
This Month Last 12 Months This Month Last 12 Months This Month Last 12 Months
Infectious waste              
Pathological waste              
Sharp waste              
Pharmaceutical waste              
Genotoxic waste              
Chemical waste              
Waste with heavy metals              
Pressurised container waste              
Radioactive waste              
Other hazardous health care waste              

I hereby certify to the best of my knowledge and belief that the information submitted in this form is true and complete and that the amounts and values reflected in this form are accurate as determined by using data available to those who have completed this form.

Name and official title of owner, operator or senior-management official: Signature: Date:

Annexure 7


Form 4.1


Compliance notice in terms of section 10A(1) of the Western Cape Health Care Waste Management Act, 2007 (Act 7 of 2007)
Date Reference
To:
I,.................................................................................., appointed as an inspector in terms of section 9 of Act 7 of 2007, hereby state that you have failed to comply with the following provisions of the Act and/or failed to comply with the following condition(s) of the applicable licence or permit relating to waste management:
• You are hereby required to take action, or cease actions, as set out in the attached sheet, by the date specified in respect of each of them.• In accordance with section 10A(7) of the Act, should you dispute this notice, you must lodge a statement disputing this notice and stating the grounds upon which it is disputed, with the inspector within seven days from the date on which this compliance notice is served on you.• This compliance notice remains in force until the date for compliance or any extension thereof, or the inspector has issued a compliance certificate in respect of this notice, whichever is the earlier.• Failure to comply with this notice is an offence and upon conviction the offender shall be liable to a fine or imprisonment for a period not exceeding ten years, or to both a fine and imprisonment not exceeding ten years (as provided for in section 11(1)(b) of the Act.
Inspector's name: Inspector's signature:

Form 4.2


Compliance certificate in terms of section 10A(5) and (6) of the Western Cape Health Care Waste Management Act, 2007 (Act 7 of 2007)
Date Reference
To:
I,.................................................................................., appointed as an inspector in terms of section 9 of Act 7 of 2007, do hereby certify that you have complied with the provisions as stated in the compliance notice, reference no ……………. dated ……………………and the compliance notice is hereby revoked.
Inspector's name: Inspector's signature: