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Course ID
064
Course Title
Basic Waste Management Online Course
Instructional Method
Blackboard
Sponsor
Army Public Health Center
Description

This is a basic overview of hazardous and medical waste regulations to support your mission in your healthcare facility. In this course, we will focus on proper management and supervision of hazardous constituents in a military healthcare facility and look at specific waste management regulations and guidelines that affect the waste management process. We will review the Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Medical Waste guidance and study other key environmental laws and regulations that affect the proper management of hazardous and medical waste. The course will focus on hazardous materials management; hazardous waste identification, management and disposal; medical waste management; and other related issues that are important to effective environmental management of hazardous and medical wastes. Related environmental issues include pollution prevention, environmental audits, and program management.

Our goal is to present you with a basic overview of hazardous and medical waste regulations to support your mission in your healthcare facility. In this course, we will focus on proper management and supervision of hazardous constituents in a military healthcare facility and look at specific waste management regulations and guidelines that affect the waste management process. We will review the Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Medical Waste guidance and study other key environmental laws and regulations that affect the proper management of hazardous and medical waste. The course will focus on hazardous materials management; hazardous waste identification, management and disposal; medical waste management; and other related issues that are important to effective environmental management of hazardous and medical wastes. Related environmental issues include pollution prevention, environmental audits, and program management.

By law, we are required to track our wastes from “cradle to grave”. As an environmental manager, you are at the heart of the entire process. Accountability and responsibility are a big concern. The training you will receive in this course will increase your knowledge and enhance your awareness of the waste management process. Understanding key environmental regulations will help you to more effectively do your job as an environmental manager. The concepts taught in this training will aid you in complying with the law and help you to successfully manage your wastes from “cradle to grave”.

Prerequisites

1.  CLEAR YOUR CACHE
-  Go into "Tools" then "Internet Options"
-  Delete history and cookies,
-  Under Browsing History select "Settings" then click "View Files" select all and then hit the Delete Key. That deletes all stored cookies.
-  Then click the Content tab and Clear SSL state (you may need to refresh your browser-depending on which version of IE you have)

2.  Visit the PHC Blackboard site.
https://aiph-dohs.ellc.learn.army.mil/

3.  Login with your CAC.

4.  Locate and click on the “COURSES” tab at the top of the screen.

5.  Scroll down until you see the class.

6.  Hover your mouse over the class and it will turn peach/pink and display a grey drop down arrow.

7.  Click the grey arrow and select enroll.

8.  The link will be listed in your courses now and you can enter.

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