Biosafety Hazardous Waste Handling and Disposal

  • 5 Topics | 24m
  • Includes Assessment
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course teaches basic precautions against the transmission of infection from biohazardous waste in the workplace. It describes the various categories of biohazardous waste and how infection can be transmitted by biohazardous waste. It also outlines standard safety precautions against transmission, and guidelines for the safe storage, treatment, and disposal of biohazardous waste. It also describes the steps for cleaning up a biohazardous spillage. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Winn Forensics, LLC, a professional services company focusing on corporate, business and personal safety training as well as consulting on occupational injury matters. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • define the term biosafety hazardous waste
  • categorize different kinds of biohazardous waste
  • follow standard hand hygiene precautions to prevent the transmission of disease from biohazardous waste
  • follow standard personal protective equipment precautions to prevent the transmission of disease from biohazardous waste
  • recognize modes of transmission of disease from biohazardous waste
  • recognize how to safely store different kinds of biohazardous waste
  • identify treatment methods for the safe disposal of different categories of biohazardous waste
  • identify the precautions to follow when transporting biohazardous waste
  • identify the steps in the process of dealing with the spill or leakage of biohazardous waste

IN THIS COURSE

  • Types of Biohazardous Waste
    5m
  • Precautions Against Transmission of Disease
    5m
  • Storage, Treatment, and Disposal
    5m
  • Transporting Biohazardous Waste
    2m
  • Dealing with Spills and Leaks
    2m

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