Standard precautions for waste management


Overview: In this course, you will learn about the different categories of waste and the process for waste management. Health care waste includes all waste generated by health, research and laboratory facilities in the course of providing health care services. Health care waste in a facility should be managed from point of generation to final disposal and removal. Learning objectives: By the end of this course, you should be able to: identify the categories and sources of waste at a health care facility; describe the best practices for minimizing, segregating, collecting, transporting and storing health care waste; and identify the recommended treatment and final disposal methods for health care waste. Course duration: Approximately 1 hour. Certificates: A Record of Achievement will be issued to participants who receive at least 70% on the post-test. You will have a total of 3 attempts on the post-test to be eligible to receive a certificate.