Hazardous Materials

BIO301L: Medical Waste Training

The Medical Waste course is online and is required every three years or if regulations or procedures change.

If you:
  • Offer medical waste for transport from a UAB campus location,
  • Sign the manifest,
  • Pack the transport containers,
  • Operate a transport vehicle, or
  • Load, unload, or handle medical waste
you must complete this course and pass its quiz. A passing score of 85% or higher on the quiz is necessary in order to receive a certificate of completion. Retain the certificate in your lab file. You may be asked to present proof of training (certificate).

This course meets DOT training requirements for persons who offer medical waste to a contractor for transport from UAB facilities.

A BlazerID or XIAS account is required to register for and take the course.

Registration: Follow these registration instructions.

Below you will find reference material and job aids to assist you in handling and packing medical waste. After completing the course, feel free to return here and print any of the material you find useful.
Call 205-934-2487 for more information.