Shipping Regulated Medical Waste by Contracted Carrier
This course teaches you how to prepare regulated medical waste for collection by the UW waste contractor, in accordance with the Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements. The class includes hazard awareness, safety procedures, function-specific shipping preparation and security awareness. This course does not fulfill the required training for shipping biohazardous materials by land or air.
Faculty and staff who perform the final packaging steps of untreated regulated medical and biohazardous waste for collection and shipment using the UW waste contractor (Stericycle or Waste Management) for decontamination and disposal offsite