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Creator: University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Webinar
Date Last Updated: 2018-05-15
Description: EID 4 EMT Free Video Training Series -
Emerging Infectious Diseases Videos for Prehospital Providers -
Infectious Waste Disposal and Equipment Decontamination

Procedural Guidance on the Proper Packaging of Ebola Suspected Waste
Creator: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2014
Description: This guidance is intended for persons who prepare packages containing waste contaminated or suspected of being contaminated with Ebola, for transportation to off-site treatment and disposal. It provides guidance on DOT regulations regarding the…

Interim – Planning Guidance for the Handling of Solid Waste Contaminated with a Category A Infectious Substance
Creator: U.S. Department of TransportationU.S. Environmental Protection AgencyU.S. Department of LaborCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2017-01-19
Description: What this is for: This Guidance is for safe handling of solid waste contaminated with a Category A infectious substance (henceforth, “contaminated waste”) and the proper management of inactivated Category A waste materials in the United…

Creator: CDC
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Hyperlink
Date Last Updated: 2018-09-06
Description: Who this is for: Hospitals and healthcare providers that care for patients under investigation (PUIs) for Ebola virus disease (EVD) or with confirmed cases of EVD. What this is for: To help hospitals and healthcare providers safely handle,…

Ebola Waste Management
Creator: ASPR TRACIE
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2019-01-31
Description: This ASPR TRACIE TA response includes links to best practices related to the Ebola and other Category A agent medical waste management. The information can also be used by facilities without autoclaves or incinerators. Related resources: ASPR TRACIE…

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Creator: NETEC
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Online Course
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-22
Description: This course will provide information on the importance of having robust infection control procedures in place to care for a patient with Ebola or other special pathogen. Some topics that will be discussed include patient placement, patient care,…

Waste Removal Process (Categories A and B)
Creator: University of Nebraska Medical Center / Nebraska Medicine
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Protocol
Date Last Updated: 2017-12-01
Description: Policies and Procedures Manual: To provide guidance for removing waste items from the NBU.

Autoclave Policy/Procedure
Creator: University of Nebraska Medical Center / Nebraska Medicine
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Protocol
Date Last Updated: 2018-09-01
Description: Policies and Procedures Manual: To prevent patients and healthcare workers from becoming contaminated by any materials used in the NBU.

Creator: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2017-01-01
Description: Version 9.0. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) developed a preparedness and response plan following the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa in response to the possibility of cases affecting Kansas.