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Florida Biomedical Waste Training

Course Details:
Category: State-Specific Duration:
30 minutes
Target Audience: Employees Residing in Florida
Course Overview: In accordance with State Regulations (Chapter 64E-16.003 F.A.C.) all new personnel who will handle biomedical waste as part of their work responsibilities will be given initial training in our biomedical waste management system before their duties commence. All medical employees (e.g Nurses and Medical Assistants) will receive this training on Biomedical Waste at the time of hire, prior to assignment, and prior to working on any task that requires the handling of biomedical waste and OPIM.

Training Includes:

  • Defining Biological Waste

  • Defining Biomedical Waste

    • Used Absorbent Materials

    • Non-Absorbant Disposable Devices

    • Contaminated Solid Waste

    • Blood

    • Body Fluids

    • Sharps

  • Segregation and Handling of Biomedical Waste

    • Red Biohazard Bags

    • Sharps Containers

    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Identification and Containment

  • Sharps Containers

  • Radioactive or Chemical Waste

  • Labeling

  • Storage and Transport of Biomedical Waste

  • Generator Requirements

  • Procedures for Decontimnation Biomedical Waste Spills

  • Contingency Plan for Emergencies

  • Biomedical Waste Binder Specific

  • Record Keeping