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Healthcare Waste Management at Hammoud University Hospital. 06 June, 2012. Waste Management Plan. 1-Baseline Assessment. √. Onsite survey conducted at both model facilities. Policies and Procedures Update. 2-Waste Management Program. Organizational structure and resources’ allocation

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healthcare waste management at hammoud university hospital
Healthcare Waste Management at

Hammoud University Hospital

06 June, 2012

waste management plan
Waste Management Plan

1-Baseline Assessment

  • Onsite survey conducted at both model facilities

Policies and Procedures Update

2-Waste Management Program

  • Organizational structure and resources’ allocation
  • Policies & Procedures
  • Waste Handling
  • Capacity Building

3-Mercury Phaseout

  • Policies and Procedures
  • Replacement of thermometers
baseline assessment findings
Baseline Assessment Findings
  • 96% Improper waste Segregation
baseline assessment findings6
Baseline Assessment Findings

Results of the 22 days waste assessment

1 References: WHO, 1999; Chen et al., 2009 (for middle income countries)

2 Including pathological, infectious and sharp wastes (WHO, 1999)

waste management plan1
Waste Management Plan

1-Baseline Assessment

  • Onsite survey conducted at both model facilities

Policies and Procedures Update

2-Waste Management Program

  • Organizational structure and resources’ allocation
  • Policies & Procedures
  • Waste Handling
  • Capacity Building

3-Mercury Phaseout

  • Policies and Procedures
  • Replacement of thermometers
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Waste Management Program – Organizational Structure

Organizational Structure

1-Drafting the TORs of the waste management committee

2-Drafting the TORs of the waste management coordinators in each department

3-Creation of a coordination mechanism between departments (Setting responsibilities of different staff groups)

Responsibilities for HCWM

slide18

Waste Management Program – Resources’ Allocation

Color Coding & Specification of Waste Bags

slide19

Waste Management Program – Resources’ Allocation

Placement of Waste Containers & Sharp Boxes

slide22

Waste Management Program – Policies & Procedures

Policies and Procedures

Drafted Policies:

1-Healthcare Waste Management Policy

2-Classification and Definitions

3-Waste Segregation Procedure

4-Waste Collection, Transport and storage Procedure

5-Cytotoxic Waste Management Procedure

6-Pathological Waste Management Procedure

7-Laboratory Waste Management Procedure

8-Spills Management Procedures

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Waste Management Program – Policies & Procedures

9-Pharmaceutical waste management

10-Management of mercury contaminated waste and mercury containing devices

11-Waste minimization

12-Cleaning and disinfection

13-Environmentally preferable purchasing

14-Training management

15-Monitoring, inspection forms

  • 16-Audit procedures (Plastic bags, bins, PPEs, segregation, containment, Training coverage, Competencies & Compliance)
slide24

Waste Management Program – Monitoring & Reporting

  • Development of Performance Indicators, including:
  • Segregation efficiency
  • Training effectiveness
  • Stock control
  • Compliance to OHS
  • Compliance to reporting procedures
  • Compliance to collection, transport and storage procedures
  • Minimization effectiveness
  • Respect to green purchasing policy
  • Control of financial aspects
slide25

HCW Segregation Chart

  • Type Category of Waste Labeling & color coding
  • Paper
  • Plastic
  • Metal
  • Organic material
  • Blades
  • Needles
  • Ampoules
  • Blood or body
  • Fluids
  • Items contaminated
  • with blood and body fluids
  • Chemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals

Municipal

Sharps

Infectious

Hazardous

slide26

HCW Segregation Chart

  • Type Category of Waste Labeling & color coding
  • Items contaminated
  • with chemotherapy
  • Drugs
  • Sharps
  • contaminated
  • with chemotherapy
  • Drugs
  • Body parts & organs
  • Items
  • Contaminated with
  • Radioactive material

Cytotoxic

Cytotoxic Sharps

Pathological

Radioactive

slide29

Waste Management Program – Handling

Routing for Waste Transport (Floor to Temporary Storage)

Transport

slide31

Waste Management Program – Handling

Routing for Waste Transport (Floor to Temporary Storage)

Auditing HCWM

slide32

Waste Management Program – Handling

Routing for Waste Transport (Floor to Temporary Storage)

Auditing HCWM

slide33

Waste Management Program – Handling

Routing for Waste Transport (Floor to Temporary Storage)

Auditing HCWM

slide34

Waste Management Program – Capacity Building

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  • Training Needs Assessment:
  • Six target groups
  • TNA = Desired competencies – Existing Competencies

Training Material Development

ToT & Training workshops

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Waste Management Plan

1- Baseline Assessment

  • Onsite survey conducted at both model facilities

Policies and Procedures Update

2-Waste Management Program

  • Organizational structure and resources’ allocation
  • Policies & Procedures
  • Waste Handling
  • Capacity Building

3-Mercury Phase-out

  • Replacement of mercury thermometers

slide36

Mercury Phase-out

Comparative Evaluation of Non-Mercury Thermometers and Healthcare Staff Preferences

Comparative Evaluation of Non-Mercury Thermometers and Healthcare Staff Preferences

Mercury thermometer

Infrared Temporal Thermometer

The Infrared temporal thermometer was chosen to replace mercury thermometers.