Audit

2DOU - East/West

Waste stream charts are posted in prominent areas.

Biohazard signage appropriate on containment room/area door.

Containment area/rooms are locked.

Bio-hazard containers are properly labeled on all sides and top. (Minimum requirement is "bio-hazard" logo)

Bio-hazard bags are properly tied. (no dog-eared).

Bio-hazardous trash was not found in clear bag waste (Note: syringes, sharps, saturated with blood).

Vials / Syringes with discernable amounts of meds are not found in Red sharps containers.

Municipal waste was not found in Red Bags.

Full, closed sharps containers are not left out in general area.

Large bio-hazardous container lids are closed when the employee leaves the work area.

Sharps containers are less than 3/4 full at the point of generation.

Inhalers are not disposed in sharps containers.

Additional Comments / Findings

2 South

Waste stream charts are posted in prominent areas.

Biohazard signage appropriate on containment room/area door.

Containment area/rooms are locked.

Bio-hazard containers are properly labeled on all sides and top. (Minimum requirement is "bio-hazard" logo)

Bio-hazard bags are properly tied. (no dog-eared).

Bio-hazardous trash was not found in clear bag waste (Note: syringes, sharps, saturated with blood).

Vials / Syringes with discernable amounts of meds are not found in Red sharps containers.

Municipal waste was not found in Red Bags.

Full, closed sharps containers are not left out in general area.

Large bio-hazardous container lids are closed when the employee leaves the work area.

Sharps containers are less than 3/4 full at the point of generation.

Inhalers are not disposed in sharps containers.

Additional Comments / Findings

3 DOU - East/West

Waste stream charts are posted in prominent areas.

Biohazard signage appropriate on containment room/area door.

Containment area/rooms are locked.

Bio-hazard containers are properly labeled on all sides and top. (Minimum requirement is "bio-hazard" logo)

Bio-hazard bags are properly tied. (no dog-eared).

Bio-hazardous trash was not found in clear bag waste (Note: syringes, sharps, saturated with blood).

Vials / Syringes with discernable amounts of meds are not found in Red sharps containers.

Municipal waste was not found in Red Bags.

Large bio-hazardous container lids are closed when the employee leaves the work area.

Sharps containers are less than 3/4 full at the point of generation.

Inhalers are not disposed in sharps containers.

Additional Comments / Findings

4th Floor

Waste stream charts are posted in prominent areas.

Biohazard signage appropriate on containment room/area door.

Containment area/rooms are locked.

Bio-hazard containers are properly labeled on all sides and top. (Minimum requirement is "bio-hazard" logo)

Bio-hazard bags are properly tied. (no dog-eared).

Bio-hazardous trash was not found in clear bag waste (Note: syringes, sharps, saturated with blood).

Vials / Syringes with discernable amounts of meds are not found in Red sharps containers.

Municipal waste was not found in Red Bags.

Full, closed sharps containers are not left out in general area.

Large bio-hazardous container lids are closed when the employee leaves the work area.

Sharps containers are less than 3/4 full at the point of generation.

Inhalers are not disposed in sharps containers.

Additional Comments / Findings

Ambulatory Care

Waste stream charts are posted in prominent areas.

Biohazard signage appropriate on containment room/area door.

Containment area/rooms are locked.

Bio-hazard containers are properly labeled on all sides and top. (Minimum requirement is "bio-hazard" logo)

Bio-hazard bags are properly tied. (no dog-eared).

Bio-hazardous trash was not found in clear bag waste (Note: syringes, sharps, saturated with blood).

Vials / Syringes with discernable amounts of meds are not found in Red sharps containers.

Municipal waste was not found in Red Bags.

Full, closed sharps containers are not left out in general area.

Large bio-hazardous container lids are closed when the employee leaves the work area.

Sharps containers are less than 3/4 full at the point of generation.

Inhalers are not disposed in sharps containers.

Additional Comments / Findings

Cardiac Cath Lab

Waste stream charts are posted in prominent areas.

Biohazard signage appropriate on containment room/area door.

Containment area/rooms are locked.

Bio-hazard containers are properly labeled on all sides and top. (Minimum requirement is "bio-hazard" logo)

Bio-hazard bags are properly tied. (no dog-eared).

Bio-hazardous trash was not found in clear bag waste (Note: syringes, sharps, saturated with blood).

Vials / Syringes with discernable amounts of meds are not found in Red sharps containers.

Municipal waste was not found in Red Bags.

Full, closed sharps containers are not left out in general area.

Large bio-hazardous container lids are closed when the employee leaves the work area.

Sharps containers are less than 3/4 full at the point of generation.

Inhalers are not disposed in sharps containers.

Additional Comments / Findings

Emergency Department

Waste stream charts are posted in prominent areas.

Biohazard signage appropriate on containment room/area door.

Containment area/rooms are locked.

Bio-hazard containers are properly labeled on all sides and top. (Minimum requirement is "bio-hazard" logo)

Bio-hazard bags are properly tied. (no dog-eared).

Bio-hazardous trash was not found in clear bag waste (Note: syringes, sharps, saturated with blood).

Vials / Syringes with discernable amounts of meds are not found in Red sharps containers.

Municipal waste was not found in Red Bags.

Full, closed sharps containers are not left out in general area.

Large bio-hazardous container lids are closed when the employee leaves the work area.

Sharps containers are less than 3/4 full at the point of generation.

Inhalers are not disposed in sharps containers.

Additional Comments / Findings

Endoscopic Services

Waste stream charts are posted in prominent areas.

Biohazard signage appropriate on containment room/area door.

Containment area/rooms are locked.

Bio-hazard containers are properly labeled on all sides and top. (Minimum requirement is "bio-hazard" logo)

Bio-hazard bags are properly tied. (no dog-eared).

Bio-hazardous trash was not found in clear bag waste (Note: syringes, sharps, saturated with blood).

Vials / Syringes with discernable amounts of meds are not found in Red sharps containers.

Municipal waste was not found in Red Bags.

Full, closed sharps containers are not left out in general area.

Large bio-hazardous container lids are closed when the employee leaves the work area.

Sharps containers are less than 3/4 full at the point of generation.

Inhalers are not disposed in sharps containers.

Additional Comments / Findings

Labor and Delivery

Waste stream charts are posted in prominent areas.

Biohazard signage appropriate on containment room/area door.

Containment area/rooms are locked.

Bio-hazard containers are properly labeled on all sides and top. (Minimum requirement is "bio-hazard" logo)

Bio-hazard bags are properly tied. (no dog-eared).

Bio-hazardous trash was not found in clear bag waste (Note: syringes, sharps, saturated with blood).

Vials / Syringes with discernable amounts of meds are not found in Red sharps containers.

Municipal waste was not found in Red Bags.

Full, closed sharps containers are not left out in general area.

Large bio-hazardous container lids are closed when the employee leaves the work area.

Sharps containers are less than 3/4 full at the point of generation.

Inhalers are not disposed in sharps containers.

Additional Comments / Findings

Laboratory

Waste stream charts are posted in prominent areas.

Biohazard signage appropriate on containment room/area door.

Containment area/rooms are locked.

Bio-hazard containers are properly labeled on all sides and top. (Minimum requirement is "bio-hazard" logo)

Bio-hazard bags are properly tied. (no dog-eared).

Bio-hazardous trash was not found in clear bag waste (Note: syringes, sharps, saturated with blood).

Vials / Syringes with discernable amounts of meds are not found in Red sharps containers.

Municipal waste was not found in Red Bags.

Full, closed sharps containers are not left out in general area.

Large bio-hazardous container lids are closed when the employee leaves the work area.

Sharps containers are less than 3/4 full at the point of generation.

Inhalers are not disposed in sharps containers.

Additional Comments / Findings

Latimer

Waste stream charts are posted in prominent areas.

Biohazard signage appropriate on containment room/area door.

Containment area/rooms are locked.

Bio-hazard containers are properly labeled on all sides and top. (Minimum requirement is "bio-hazard" logo)

Bio-hazard bags are properly tied. (no dog-eared).

Bio-hazardous trash was not found in clear bag waste (Note: syringes, sharps, saturated with blood).

Vials / Syringes with discernable amounts of meds are not found in Red sharps containers.

Municipal waste was not found in Red Bags.

Full, closed sharps containers are not left out in general area.

Large bio-hazardous container lids are closed when the employee leaves the work area.

Sharps containers are less than 3/4 full at the point of generation.

Inhalers are not disposed in sharps containers.

Additional Comments / Findings

Maternity

Waste stream charts are posted in prominent areas.

Biohazard signage appropriate on containment room/area door.

Containment area/rooms are locked.

Bio-hazard containers are properly labeled on all sides and top. (Minimum requirement is "bio-hazard" logo)

Bio-hazard bags are properly tied. (no dog-eared).

Bio-hazardous trash was not found in clear bag waste (Note: syringes, sharps, saturated with blood).

Vials / Syringes with discernable amounts of meds are not found in Red sharps containers.

Municipal waste was not found in Red Bags.

Full, closed sharps containers are not left out in general area.

Large bio-hazardous container lids are closed when the employee leaves the work area.

Sharps containers are less than 3/4 full at the point of generation.

Inhalers are not disposed in sharps containers.

Additional Comments / Findings

Nuclear Medicine

Waste stream charts are posted in prominent areas.

Biohazard signage appropriate on containment room/area door.

Containment area/rooms are locked.

Bio-hazard containers are properly labeled on all sides and top. (Minimum requirement is "bio-hazard" logo)

Bio-hazard bags are properly tied. (no dog-eared).

Bio-hazardous trash was not found in clear bag waste (Note: syringes, sharps, saturated with blood).

Vials / Syringes with discernable amounts of meds are not found in Red sharps containers.

Municipal waste was not found in Red Bags.

Full, closed sharps containers are not left out in general area.

Large bio-hazardous container lids are closed when the employee leaves the work area.

Sharps containers are less than 3/4 full at the point of generation.

Inhalers are not disposed in sharps containers.

Additional Comments / Findings

PACU

Waste stream charts are posted in prominent areas.

Biohazard signage appropriate on containment room/area door.

Containment area/rooms are locked.

Bio-hazard containers are properly labeled on all sides and top. (Minimum requirement is "bio-hazard" logo)

Bio-hazard bags are properly tied. (no dog-eared).

Bio-hazardous trash was not found in clear bag waste (Note: syringes, sharps, saturated with blood).

Vials / Syringes with discernable amounts of meds are not found in Red sharps containers.

Municipal waste was not found in Red Bags.

Full, closed sharps containers are not left out in general area.

Large bio-hazardous container lids are closed when the employee leaves the work area.

Sharps containers are less than 3/4 full at the point of generation.

Inhalers are not disposed in sharps containers.

Additional Comments / Findings

Pediatrics

Waste stream charts are posted in prominent areas.

Biohazard signage appropriate on containment room/area door.

Containment area/rooms are locked.

Bio-hazard containers are properly labeled on all sides and top. (Minimum requirement is "bio-hazard" logo)

Bio-hazard bags are properly tied. (no dog-eared).

Bio-hazardous trash was not found in clear bag waste (Note: syringes, sharps, saturated with blood).

Vials / Syringes with discernable amounts of meds are not found in Red sharps containers.

Municipal waste was not found in Red Bags.

Full, closed sharps containers are not left out in general area.

Large bio-hazardous container lids are closed when the employee leaves the work area.

Sharps containers are less than 3/4 full at the point of generation.

Inhalers are not disposed in sharps containers.

Additional Comments / Findings

Pharmacy

Waste stream charts are posted in prominent areas.

Biohazard signage appropriate on containment room/area door.

Containment area/rooms are locked.

Bio-hazard containers are properly labeled on all sides and top. (Minimum requirement is "bio-hazard" logo)

Bio-hazard bags are properly tied. (no dog-eared).

Bio-hazardous trash was not found in clear bag waste (Note: syringes, sharps, saturated with blood).

Vials / Syringes with discernable amounts of meds are not found in Red sharps containers.

Municipal waste was not found in Red Bags.

Full, closed sharps containers are not left out in general area.

Large bio-hazardous container lids are closed when the employee leaves the work area.

Sharps containers are less than 3/4 full at the point of generation.

Inhalers are not disposed in sharps containers.

Radiation Oncology

Waste stream charts are posted in prominent areas.

Biohazard signage appropriate on containment room/area door.

Containment area/rooms are locked.

Bio-hazard containers are properly labeled on all sides and top. (Minimum requirement is "bio-hazard" logo)

Bio-hazard bags are properly tied. (no dog-eared).

Bio-hazardous trash was not found in clear bag waste (Note: syringes, sharps, saturated with blood).

Vials / Syringes with discernable amounts of meds are not found in Red sharps containers.

Municipal waste was not found in Red Bags.

Full, closed sharps containers are not left out in general area.

Large bio-hazardous container lids are closed when the employee leaves the work area.

Sharps containers are less than 3/4 full at the point of generation.

Inhalers are not disposed in sharps containers.

Additional Comments / Findings

Radiology

Waste stream charts are posted in prominent areas.

Biohazard signage appropriate on containment room/area door.

Containment area/rooms are locked.

Bio-hazard containers are properly labeled on all sides and top. (Minimum requirement is "bio-hazard" logo)

Bio-hazard bags are properly tied. (no dog-eared).

Bio-hazardous trash was not found in clear bag waste (Note: syringes, sharps, saturated with blood).

Vials / Syringes with discernable amounts of meds are not found in Red sharps containers.

Municipal waste was not found in Red Bags.

Full, closed sharps containers are not left out in general area.

Large bio-hazardous container lids are closed when the employee leaves the work area.

Sharps containers are less than 3/4 full at the point of generation.

Inhalers are not disposed in sharps containers.

Additional Comments / Findings

Surgery

Waste stream charts are posted in prominent areas.

Biohazard signage appropriate on containment room/area door.

Containment area/rooms are locked.

Bio-hazard containers are properly labeled on all sides and top. (Minimum requirement is "bio-hazard" logo)

Bio-hazard bags are properly tied. (no dog-eared).

Bio-hazardous trash was not found in clear bag waste (Note: syringes, sharps, saturated with blood).

Vials / Syringes with discernable amounts of meds are not found in Red sharps containers.

Municipal waste was not found in Red Bags.

Full, closed sharps containers are not left out in general area.

Large bio-hazardous container lids are closed when the employee leaves the work area.

Sharps containers are less than 3/4 full at the point of generation.

Inhalers are not disposed in sharps containers.

Additional Comments / Findings

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