This 40 minute module provides an interactive introduction to the safe and best practice management of healthcare waste.  It helps you clearly understand how you should be handling, segregating and storing different clinical wastes.

Fully accredited and endorsed by the Royal College of Nursing, 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 you understand what actions you must take to meet your best practice and legislative requirements, as outlined within this guidance.

Duration40 minutes
LegislationEngland and Wales

Who is this course for?

The module provides a fantastic foundation introduction for anyone with clinical waste management responsibilities, including those working in hospitals, surgeries, dental practices, pharmacies, residential homes and veterinary practices. It would be especially useful for those with operational responsibilities.

What you will learn

The course provides an introduction to healthcare waste segregation requirements and how to use the colour coded system to correctly segregate different clinical 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 clinical wastes.

Next steps

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