WASTE HANDLING TRAINING
BROUGHT TO YOU BY “ CUSTOMER  1 ST  ” “ CUSTOMER  1 ST  ” Leaders in customer  satisfaction and loyalty!
Glenna Young Healthcare Compliance Specialist TALK A LITTLE  TRASH
TALKING POINTS Landfills (trash) Department of Environmental Health –  MWMA (Medical Waste Management Act) OSHA  (Bloodbor...
PARTICIPATION IS A MUST!
PLAY THE GAME! What is wrong with this picture?
Twist and tie the bag Red bags on the floor What is wrong with this picture?
LANDFILL MANAGEMENT Local Ordinance
LANDFILL REQUIREMENT No Hazardous Waste PLEASE
Hazardous Materials Definitions Any substance or material that has an unreasonable risk of burning, exploding, reacting vi...
Hazard   Classification   System Every hazardous material is assigned to one of nine hazard classes identified in 49 CFR 1...
LANDFILL INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS All solid waste facilities must operate a load check program that inspects for  and repor...
LOOKS LIKE TRASH
WHATS WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE Black bags used for trash
TAKE A CLOSER LOOK A closer look, by a waste inspector  Blood Soaked items Suction Canister Fluid Blood
SHARPS NOT ACCEPTABLE
UNACCEPTABLE LANDFILL WASTE
PATHOLOGY WASTE NOT ACCEPTABLE
UNACCEPTABLE WASTE AT LANDFILL
NOT ACCEPTABLE
WHAT HAPPENS NEXT REQUIRED TO CALL DISTRICT ATTORNEY  (FEDERAL OFFENSE) ZERO TOLERANCE DHS IS CALLED NEWSPAPER  HOSPITAL C...
LANDFILL INCIDENT REPORT
PICTURES ON FILE
LANDFILL EXPENSES
US DOT FINES OSHA FINES DEH FINES EPA FINES DISTRICT ATTORNEY FINES THREE STRIKES YOUR OUT  CEO OR RESPONSIBLE PERSON FOR ...
WHATS THE BIG DEAL?
REMEMBER No Hazardous Waste
QUESTIONS?
California Landfill Waste Disposal
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California Landfill Waste Disposal

  1. 1. WASTE HANDLING TRAINING
  2. 2. BROUGHT TO YOU BY “ CUSTOMER 1 ST ” “ CUSTOMER 1 ST ” Leaders in customer satisfaction and loyalty!
  3. 3. Glenna Young Healthcare Compliance Specialist TALK A LITTLE TRASH
  4. 4. TALKING POINTS Landfills (trash) Department of Environmental Health – MWMA (Medical Waste Management Act) OSHA (Bloodborne Pathogen Regulation) DOT (Department of Transportation)
  5. 5. PARTICIPATION IS A MUST!
  6. 6. PLAY THE GAME! What is wrong with this picture?
  7. 7. Twist and tie the bag Red bags on the floor What is wrong with this picture?
  8. 8. LANDFILL MANAGEMENT Local Ordinance
  9. 9. LANDFILL REQUIREMENT No Hazardous Waste PLEASE
  10. 10. Hazardous Materials Definitions Any substance or material that has an unreasonable risk of burning, exploding, reacting violently or can cause injury or harm to people, property or the environment during transport A material or substance capable of posing an unreasonable threat to health, safety, and property when transported in commerce The USDOT and EPA cross reference definitions to identify and define hazardous materials
  11. 11. Hazard Classification System Every hazardous material is assigned to one of nine hazard classes identified in 49 CFR 172.101 and 173 Explosives Gases Flammable and Combustible Liquids Flammable Solids Oxidizing Substances, Organic Peroxides Poisonous Substances and Infectious Substances (6.2) Radioactive Materials Corrosives Miscellaneous Hazardous Materials
  12. 12. LANDFILL INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS All solid waste facilities must operate a load check program that inspects for and reports incidents of illegal waste disposal as required by State and Federal law.
  13. 13. LOOKS LIKE TRASH
  14. 14. WHATS WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE Black bags used for trash
  15. 15. TAKE A CLOSER LOOK A closer look, by a waste inspector Blood Soaked items Suction Canister Fluid Blood
  16. 16. SHARPS NOT ACCEPTABLE
  17. 17. UNACCEPTABLE LANDFILL WASTE
  18. 18. PATHOLOGY WASTE NOT ACCEPTABLE
  19. 19. UNACCEPTABLE WASTE AT LANDFILL
  20. 20. NOT ACCEPTABLE
  21. 21. WHAT HAPPENS NEXT REQUIRED TO CALL DISTRICT ATTORNEY (FEDERAL OFFENSE) ZERO TOLERANCE DHS IS CALLED NEWSPAPER HOSPITAL CALLED HAZMAT TEAM REQUIRED REMOVAL OF WASTE INSPECTION OF FACILITY AND POLICIES (ON-GOING) FINES
  22. 22. LANDFILL INCIDENT REPORT
  23. 23. PICTURES ON FILE
  24. 24. LANDFILL EXPENSES
  25. 25. US DOT FINES OSHA FINES DEH FINES EPA FINES DISTRICT ATTORNEY FINES THREE STRIKES YOUR OUT CEO OR RESPONSIBLE PERSON FOR HOSPITAL COULD RECEIVE PRISON TIME (EXAMPLE: ONE BLOOD BAG RIVERSIDE LANDFILL $120,000.00) OTHER POTENTIAL FINES
  26. 26. WHATS THE BIG DEAL?
  27. 27. REMEMBER No Hazardous Waste
  28. 28. QUESTIONS?

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