Health care facilities can generate thousands of unique wastes and waste streams and leaders regularly struggle with cost and compliance requirements. Often compliance issues are only uncovered during a government agency compliance inspection. As no single department typically is responsible for the campus or system waste program’s compliance, leaders should consider a campus-wide hazardous waste management approach that connects departments and makes safe and compliant program management a reality.
Differentiate USEPA, DOT, and OSHA regulatory compliance requirements for health care facility waste streams and waste stream management programs
Link safety and environmental compliance requirements with accreditation organization standards and requirements
List the five primary steps for implementing a health care system or health care facility campus-wide hazardous waste management program
Compare your health care system’s or facility’s USEPA environmental compliance readiness with case studies from expert panelists sharing their program management approach from their system and health care campus perspectives