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Course Title
2021 Army Public Health Course - Workshop 5 - Basic Waste Management Workshop
Instructional Method
Army Public Health Center
Target Audience
THIS WORKSHOP IS OPEN TO THE FOLLOWING 68 SERIES; 72A-D; Pharmacists; Pharmacy Techs and those in the 66B or 64A-Z who are tasked with HW/RMW waste management responsibilities. THIS WORKSHOP IS ALSO OPEN TO AIR FORCE, NAVY & DOD CIVILIANS.

This workshop will focus on CONUS hazardous waste and regulated medical waste management within Healthcare Facilities (HCF).  Specific topics include proper identification, classification, segregation, accumulation, storage, transport, and disposal of the various waste streams from an Army HCF.  The training is also designed to reduce the number of negative audit findings involving HCF waste management and provide information to address common findings.

Purpose: To reduce risks and hazards associated with HW and RMW management within the military HCF.  The training is designed to provide regulatory and procedural knowledge and reduce the number of negative audit findings involving HCF waste management.

At the end of this workshop, the attendee will be able to:

1) Identify hazardous wastes and regulated medical wastes generated in a HCF.

2) Explain how to properly classify, segregate, accumulate, store, transport, and dispose of hazardous waste and regulated medical wastes.


If you seek detailed guidance on pharmaceutical waste management, this workshop serves as a prerequisite to the pharmaceutical waste management workshop (offered separately) for personnel who do not have a working knowledge of HW and RMW management.


The 2021 Army Public Health Course will be held 7-13 August 2021 on a virtual platform. There will not be a resident, in-person course.

The Army Public Health Course Director regrets that Foreign Nationals are NOT eligible to participate in the 2021 Army Public Health Course.

Before signing up for an individual workshop, you must sign-up for the overall Course 2021 Army Public Health Course - OnlineCourse ID: 170

Sponsor: Army Public Health Center

Workshop Format:

The 2021 Army Public Health Course -  Workshop 5 - Basic Waste Management Workshop will be conducted Monday, August 9, 2021 (Morning Session; 8am - 12 pm) over a virtual platform using Microsoft (MS) Teams.

Each attendee will be responsible for installing MS Teams on their respective computer and for ensuring MS Teams is functioning properly prior to the start of the Workshop. Very limited technical support will be available before and during the event. VPN connection may be required to use the new version of MS Teams; but additional MS Teams help and information will follow.


Workshop enrollment is managed through the Army Public Health Center

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