Vocational training on Healthcare waste management and Biosafety in laboratories

Project short name: KUW-01-01
Time frame: 04/2009
Country: Kuwait
Region: Kuwait City

Client: Promedia International
Financing agency: Promedia Internation


Project description:

The workshops have conducted in the frame of the "Kuwait Waste Management Conference" and the "Kuwait Lab Technology" in 2009 supported by the Ministry of Health.

The main objective of the healthcare waste training is to educate selected staff to become the responsible person for the waste management in their hospital. The participants will learn how to plan, set up and independently run the waste management system of a health institution. After the course, the employees will know how to minimize nosocomial infections and occupational accidents related to healthcare waste. They will know how to react in case of emergencies and injuries and how to use basic waste management tools.

Services provided by ETLog Health EnviroTech & Logistics:

Healthcare Waste Management

  • Logistic aspects such as segregation, collection and storage of waste
  • Management methods for different types of waste
  • Development and implementation of waste management plans
  • Treatment methods for different kind of waste as e.g. infectious waste
  • Measures to minimize, reuse or recycle waste

Biosafety in Laboratories:

  • Risks and Hazards of biological agents.
  • Classification of Biosafety Level 1 to 4.
  • Preventive and mitigation measures for different biosafety level.
  • Introduction of proper laboratory design, protective equipment for handling personal and safe disposal of biohazardous waste.
  • Introduction of relevant documentation and reporting of exposures

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