Medical waste

Some States' Medical-Waste Rules Complicate Ebola Fight

A single Ebola patient treated in a U.S. hospital will generate eight 55-gallon barrels of medical waste each day.

San Francisco Issues Ebola Screening Rules for 911 Dispatchers

The screening protocols seek to ensure that first responders don appropriate protective equipment.

New Digital Tool Will Help Houston Firefighters Battle Building Blazes

Fire departments in the five-county area have developed a digital database of high-risk structures — those critical to the nation's daily operations, high-rises and some large commercial buildings.