The goal of this course is to ensure compliance with Federal and State medical waste regulations by those generating, handling, or signing for the removal of medical waste at UAB. The focus of this course is on medical waste generated or handled in research every three years or if regulations change. This course meets the United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) training requirements for anyone that offers medical waste to a contractor for transport from UAB facilities.


NOTE: Hospital medical waste training is conducted at orientation and via a classroom setting. Please contact Hospital Safety for the schedule.

Registration: Follow these registration instructions.

Below you will find reference material and job aids to assist you in shipping Category B Infectious Substances. 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.