Microbiological Laboratory Waste [Tailored for European Labs]


Lesson Code: PSY-761. The different categories of microbiological waste and the procedures for handling, transport, and storage of this waste. This version depicts 'yellow' biohazard disposal equipment used in Europe and other areas.


  • Category: Health and Safety - Microbiology Lab

Description

After taking this e-Lesson, you will be able to:

- Define the term 'infectious waste'

- Explain the segregation of microbiological waste using colour codes

- List the different categories of microbiological waste

- Explain the disposal procedure for each category of microbiological waste

- List the procedures for handling, transport and storage of full waste bags

- Name the methods used to decontaminate microbiological waste and describe how they work