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Segregation of Healthcare Risk Waste


In accordance with the chapter 1.3 of the ADR European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road regulations, employees involved in the transport of dangerous goods must have training commensurate to their duties. This training provides information on the segregation and packaging of healthcare risk waste.




Course Objectives

Introduction of healthcare risk waste

  • Legislation
  • Healthcare waste
  • Categories of healthcare waste
  • Segregation of healthcare risk waste
  • Packaging of healthcare risk Waste
  • Transport requirements
  • Documentation

Course Outline
  • Know the legislation relating to healthcare risk waste
  • Be able to recognise healthcare risk waste
  • Apply the methodology for waste identification, classification and disposal
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of everyone involved in the waste management chain
  • Identify opportunities for waste minimisation

Course Evaluation

Course Duration

1 hour


Certificate of Attendance. Valid for two years.

Trainer Competency

Qualified Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor

Seadna Morey
DGSA Advisor/Trainer

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