Decontamination and Disinfection. Part 6. Waste regulations

Posted on 08 April 2016
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60 mins CPD/CE

Overall aims of this series:

  • Remain up to date with Disinfection and Decontamination procedures, taking into account documents such as HTM0105 and Code of Practice

Overall objectives of this series:

  • Basic requirements for good decontamination practice
  • Pre-sterilisation cleaning and PPE
  • Discuss the Code of Practice relevant contents
  • Look at the implications of the HSE law for resheathing needles
  • Apply the HTM 0701 for waste regulations
  • Revisit handwashing

Aims and objectives of Part 6:

  • Understand waste regulations and your role
  • Understand the distinction between hazardous and non-hazardous waste
  • Disposal of sharps, amalgam, developer and fixer, lead foils, domestic and sanitary waste
  • Disposal of extracted teeth
  • Disposal of study models
  • Documentation that is necessary to meet waste regulations


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