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Waste Management (clinical)

Overview

Waste management is important and has to be taken seriously. Waste is regulated by statutory legislation therefore there is an obligation to comply and attempt to reduce landfill - read how in this module.

This module highlights your responsibilities as an individual for waste management within the NHS. It emphasises the importance of correct classification and segregation. This module will help you understand how waste management effects your day-to-day role as an employee. It will show that waste disposal costs can be reduced through better waste management.

Learn about why Trusts need to manage waste, storage of healthcare waste and waste documentation in this waste management module.

This module is aimed at waste or facilities managers working in the NHS, and any staff who have the responsibility for handling healthcare and/or hazardous waste.