NAME OF TRAINING: Biomedical Waste
CONTENT OF TRAINING: Participants will understand their responsibilities to identify and properly dispose biomedical waste.
WHO MUST ATTEND: Mandatory for any worker whose activities involve the generation of biomedical waste, also known as biohazardous waste and infectious waste. Training must be repeated annually.
HOW TO REGISTER FOR TRAINING: Contact Professional Development and Training, (305) 243-3090 or (305) 284-5110 or online at http://www.miami.edu/development-training
APPLICABLE REGULATIONS: Florida Administrative Code Chapter 64E-16 Biomedical Waste (https://www.flrules.org/gateway/chapterhome.asp?chapter=64E-16).
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1030 Bloodborne Pathogens (http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=STANDARDS&p_id=10051)
EXPLANATION AND EXAMPLES: Biomedical waste (also known as biohazardous waste and infectious waste) must be disposed according to each area?s Unit Specific Biomedical Waste Plan.
NOTE: Biomedical Waste training is presented together with Bloodborne Pathogens, Tuberculosis, and Latex Allergy training as a single session.
TECHNICAL LINKS: University of Miami Policy Biohazardous Waste (https://umshare.miami.edu/web/wda/healthsafety/WDP.pdf)
University of Miami Employee Health website at http://www.miami.edu/finance/index.php/environmental_health_safety/employee_health_office/
CONTACT PERSON(S) FOR QUESTIONS: Vaughan Munro @ (305) 243-3268 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Sandra Chen-Walta, MSN, ARNP @ (305) 243-3267 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)