Biosafety Hazardous Waste Handling and Disposal (US)

COURSE OVERVIEW

If you work with biological materials, it is quite possible that you will produce hazardous waste. What types of hazardous waste might you produce? The obvious answer is biohazardous, or medical, waste. But if you are like a lot of people who work with biological materials, you may also work with or around other hazardous chemicals and radioactive materials, which wind up as waste too. Ideal learners are workers who may be exposed to biohazardous waste.

COURSE TOPICS

This online Biosafety Hazardous Waste Handling and Disposal (US) course covers the following topics:

  • Hazardous Waste Definition & Your Role
  • Waste Minimization
  • Segregation
  • Reusing, Recycling and Disposal
  • More Basic Concepts

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Give a definition of hazardous waste
  • Describe your role in the hazardous waste management process
  • Discuss strategies and practices for hazardous waste minimization
  • List three methods of hazardous waste disposal
  • State what to do in the event that you find an unknown waste
ONLINE COURSE DURATION

Approximately 30 minutes

UNIVERSALLY COMPATIBLE

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.

PASS MARK

Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in efforts to achieve the pass mark. Printable resources are available in the form of a comprehensive student manual. The manual is a valuable resource for future use and knowledge retention.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

$79.95

If you work with biological materials, it is quite possible that you will produce hazardous waste. What types of hazardous waste might you produce? The obvious answer is biohazardous, or medical, waste. But if you are like a lot of people who work with biological materials, you may also work with or around other hazardous chemicals and radioactive materials, which wind up as waste too. Ideal learners are workers who may be exposed to biohazardous waste.

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