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myLearning, the unique e-learning platform from Initial Medical, provides interactive, online training covering correct procedures for clinical waste management. In-depth, interactive and offering verifiable CPD, myLearning is an efficient way to develop your knowledge and continue your education.

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Why use myLearning?

With no classroom to travel to, it’s cost efficient.

Learn at a time, place and pace to suit you.

Content is up-to-date and relevant and high quality; it will change as legislation changes too.

Certificates can be downloaded as evidence of completion.

With modules available on a range of topics, you can tailor your learning to suit your specific needs.

If you want something more, Initial also offers a range of Compliance Courses, built externally by the award-winning e-learning provider, Virtual College. All five options are CPD certified and can be worked on at the user’s own pace.


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Online Learning Bundles

Our online learning modules cover a range of topics and are available as part of a tailored package to suit your specific business. We cover a number of clinical waste management topics as well as safer sharps best practices including the following:

Duty of Care e-Learning module:

"Duty of Care" according to Section 34 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990

What is meant by “Controlled Waste”

Requirements for complying

Consequences for non-compliance

Hazards of Mercury e-Learning module:

What is mercury?

Relationship between mercury and dental amalgam

Hazards of mercury and dental amalgam

Symptoms of mercury poisoning

How to dispose of mercury

InSafe e-Learning module:

Legislation for Safer Sharp Devices

Identify what InSafe is

How to use InSafe

Benefits of using InSafe

Sharps Injuries e-Learning module:

Recognising a sharps injury

Health & Safety (Sharp Instruments in Healthcare) Legislation

Infection risks from sharps injuries

Requirements for complying

What to do if a sharp injury occurs

Waste Management e-Learning module:

Waste Management definition

Waste types

Which type and colour container to use for each type of waste

Which method of disposal is needed for each type of waste