Managing Waste In Clinical Areas Course

Managing Waste In Clinical Areas Course

Nurse throwing away mouth swap in container for hazardous medical waste

Managing Waste In Clinical Areas Course


Health care – Hospitals



intended audience



Time management, Communication, Teamwork



Assessment style

Formative & Summative

Average completion time

45 mins

Course Length

Short course

Course Excerpt

In clinical settings, the generation of various types of waste is inevitable, ranging from general rubbish to potentially hazardous medical materials. The build-up of waste can create an environment conducive to the growth of harmful pathogens and foul odours, compromising the quality of patient care and staff morale.

Effective waste management in clinical areas is a matter of paramount importance, shaping the foundation of a safe and hygienic healthcare environment.

Course Impressions


  • Course Overview
  • Assessing Waste for Risks and WHS Compliance
  • Proper Waste Removal for Cleanliness
  • Minimising Odour Build-up through Spot Cleaning
  • Quiz
  • Summary

What’s Included

  • eLearning
  • Assessment
  • Access on tablet and mobile
  • Shareable badge of completion*


  • Online Course & Quiz FREE
  • Written Assessment & Marking PREMIUM
  • Practical & Evidence Assessment PREMIUM

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