Questionnaire for hospitals 1

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Questionnaire for hospitals 1

  1. 1. Questionnaire for hospitals.Please answer the following questions:1)Name, address, contact no. of your organisation2)No. of beds (total): __________ /day3)Please let us know the details of waste being disposed by your Hospital every day Type of medical Material used for collection Average waste collected waste collected of waste for per day(approximately in (approximately in disposal(approximately in Kgs) Kgs) Kgs)4)Waste segregation, collection, storage, and handlingDescribe briefly what happens between segregation (if any) and final disposal of:
  2. 2. • Sharps ........................................................................................................................................................ .............................................................................. • Pathological waste ......................................................................................................................................................... ............................................................................. • Infectious waste ......................................................................................................................................................... ............................................................................. • Radioactive waste ......................................................................................................................................................... ............................................................................. • Chemical waste ......................................................................................................................................................... ............................................................................ • Pharmaceutical waste ......................................................................................................................................................... .............................................................................5) Waste segregation, collection, labelling, transport, and disposal
  3. 3. Handling of segregated waste Sharps Pathological Infectious Radioactive Chemical Pharmaceutical waste waste waste waste wasteIndicate by X the type of waste (if any) thatis segregatedfrom general waste streamWhere is the segregation taking place (i.e.operating room,laboratory, etc.)?What type of containers are used tosegregate waste (bags, cardboard boxes,plastic containers, metal containers)What type of labelling, colour-coding isused for marking segregated waste1. Who handles (removes) the segregatedwaste (designationof the hospital staff member)?2. Is the waste handler using any protectiveclothing (gloves,etc.) during waste handling? Yes/No.What type of containers (plastic bins, bags,cardboardboxes, trolleys, wheelbarrows, etc.) areused for collectionWhere is the segregated waste stored whileawaiting removalfrom the hospital or disposal? DescribeDescribe briefly the final disposal ofsegregated waste (takento municipal landfill, buried on hospitalgrounds, incinerated,open burned, etc.).
  4. 4. 6)Personnel involved in the management of hospital solid waste1. (a) Designation of person(s) responsible for organization and management of waste collection,handling, storage, and disposal at the hospital administration level........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... (b) General qualification and level of education of designated person...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................(c) Has he/she received any training on hospital waste management? . Yes . NoIf yes, what type of training and of what duration.........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................2. Indicate the number of persons involved in the collection, handling, and storage of hospitalWaste............................................................................................................................................................................
  5. 5. 3. Are instructions/training given to newly hired waste management staff? u Yes /u No4. Where do you dispose the waste? Please mention the location..........................................................................................................................................................................7).Do You think there are other better materials to dispose waste other than those made out of plastic..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................8).What is the cost incurred to the hospital for waste disposal on daily basis..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................9). Is there any special department handling waste management activity? Yes/ NO10). Do you feel any technological method of disposing waste without the involvement of human beings abetter alternative?11). Do you suggest any alternative method/ idea of disposing waste other than that is practiced now?

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