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Healthcare Sector

The healthcare and social assistance industry is classified under code 62 of the 2007 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) and under 80 in the previous system, the U.S. Standard Industrial Classification (SIC). Most of the material contained here focuses on activities performed at hospitals. However, since many of these activities can be performed by others in the healthcare industry this material applies to those providers as well. The healthcare industry includes the following:

Compliance Assistance Center

Resources to help you meet your environmental obligations, in language that relates directly to your operations.

Healthcare Environmental Resource Center Exit EPA Disclaimer

Sector Information Where You Live

EPA Regional Office resources including guides, initiatives and fact sheets.

EPA Region 1 - (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT) 

EPA Region 2 - (NJ, NY, PR, VI)

EPA Region 3 - (DE, DC, MD, PA, VA, WV)

EPA Region 4 - (AL, FL, GA, KY, MI, NC, SC, TN)

Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange

Pollution prevention information and expertise.

Mercury-Dental Topic Hub Exit EPA Disclaimer

Mercury-Health Care Topic HubExit EPA Disclaimer

P2 for Hospital Sterilizers Topic Hub Exit EPA Disclaimer

Regulatory Information

Information on laws and regulations that may apply to your operations

Healthcare Regulatory Information

Industry Profile

Booklets that describe industry and government operations, pollutant outputs and applicable environmental regulations.

Profile of the Healthcare (PDF) (155 pp, 1MB, About PDF)

Searchable State Publications Database

Searchable database of state developed publications and fact sheets.

Publications and Fact SheetsExit EPA Disclaimer

Performance Data and Environmental Management Systems

Booklets that describe industry and government operations, pollutant outputs and applicable environmental regulations.

Healthcare Sector

Small Business Administration Business Guide(s)

Booklets that describe industry and government operations, pollutant outputs and applicable environmental regulations.

Healthcare

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