Biological and Infectious Waste

Course Format

Online or in-person

UHS Provider Department/Division

Biosafety and Occupational Health


Anyone who generates infectious or pathological waste as part of their duties.


Once prior to beginning work in the lab

Registration Information

Register for Biological and Infectious Waste.

Course Description

This training module provides information about:
  • Regulations pertaining to biological and infectious waste
  • Definitions and  information on the different types of infectious waste
  • The safe handling, preparation, and disposal of infectious waste
  • Appropriate disposal methods at the University for infectious waste
  • Personal protective equipment for waste handling
  • Guidance for disposal of animal tissue and carcasses