An Introduction to Managing Healthcare Waste


Price is per online user of this course. EU applicable tax added.

This 40 minute Module provides an interactive introduction to the safe and best practice management of healthcare waste.  Fully accredited and endorsed by CIWM, the Module is aimed at anyone in the UK involved with the management of healthcare waste, including those working in hospitals, surgeries, dental practices, pharmacies, residential homes and veterinary practices.

The Module provides a fantastic foundation introduction for anyone with healthcare waste management responsibilities, and will be especially useful for those with operational responsibilities.  It helps users clearly understand how they should be handling, segregating and storing different healthcare wastes.

This Module has been accredited by Royal College of Nursing and the approximate running time is 40 minutes for CPD/SLD purposes.

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The Module draws on guidance provided by the Department of Health on the Safe Management of Healthcare Waste.  It translates this information in a highly visual, interactive and engaging way to help users understand what actions they must take to meet their best practice and legislative requirements, as outlined within this guidance.

It includes a comprehensive introduction to healthcare waste segregation requirements and how to use the colour coded system to correctly segregate different healthcare wastes to ensure they are treated or disposed of appropriately.

The Module also introduces the concepts of sustainable waste management and looks at why management of waste according to the Waste Hierarchy is important to consider when handling healthcare wastes.


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