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ISSN Approved Journal No: 2456-3315 | Impact factor: 8.14 | ESTD Year: 2016
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Authors Name: Dr.Jupaka Mahesh , Dr.Jonnala Sindhu , Dr.Rajula Iswarya , Dr.J.N.Rao , Dr.K.V.S.Murthy
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Published Paper Id: IJRTI2303001
Published In: Volume 8 Issue 3, March-2023
Abstract: Introduction Effective management of biomedical waste is not only a legal necessity but also a social responsibility. Inadequate and inappropriate knowledge of handling of healthcare waste may have serious health consequences and a significant impact on the environment as well. However, lack of awareness has led to the hospitals becoming a hub of spreading disease rather than working toward eradicating them. Aim & Objectives The purpose of Bio Medical Wasteis to reduce waste generation, to ensure its efficient collection, handling, as well as safe disposal in such a way that it controls infection and improves safety for healthcare professionals. The present study is to ascertain the levels of and the expanse of gaps in knowledge, attitudes and practices among the interns at Maheshwara Medical College, a tertiary care teaching institute. Methodology A cross sectional study was conducted among health care workers for period of two months; August & September 2021. A self-administered, piloted and validated questionnaire was administered to the interns working at Maheshwara Medical College. Results 96 percentage of the respondents used color coding to identify and classify waste, and 98% have knowledge about diseases transmitted due to healthcare waste.which indicates a high level of understanding of BWM among the internsAwareness of the legislation, Regulatory authority,Bar Coding on the BMW Bags was less than 55% among the interns. Conclusion Constant motivation, induction and training coupled with reinforcement is vital for implementation of BMW practices. Interns needs to be actively involved in the day-to-day disposal of the waste and educate of other staff working in the respective departments in the hospital.
Keywords: Biomedical Waste, Induction Training, Infection Control, Segregation, Interns
Cite Article: "STUDY TO ASSESS THE ATTITUDE AND PRACTICESOF BIO-MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT AMONG INTERNS IN A TERTIARY CARE TEACHING INSTITUTE IN SOUTHERN INDIA", International Journal of Science & Engineering Development Research (, ISSN:2455-2631, Vol.8, Issue 3, page no.1 - 5, March-2023, Available :
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ISSN: 2456-3315 | IMPACT FACTOR: 8.14 Calculated By Google Scholar| ESTD YEAR: 2016
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Country: Sangareddy, Telanagana, India
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