CERTIFICATE IN HEALTHCARE WASTE MANAGEMENT QUESTION PAPER

CERTIFICATE IN HEALTHCARE WASTE MANAGEMENT
Term-End Examination June, 2015 BHM-001 : FUNDAMENTALS :
ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTHCARE WASTE MANAGEMENT REGULATION
Time : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 70
Note : Questions in all three parts are compulsory.
Part-A any two questions, Part-B any five questions and Part-C any four questions.
PART-A
Answer any two of the following questions in 300-400 words each :
1. Enumerate the general principles of waste management. Compare and contrast disposables
versus durables (non-disposables).
Write a noteon the flow of biomedical waste. 2+4+4=10
2. What are the main sources of gaseous pollution in health care settings ? Describe their effects on
environment and health. 2+8=10
3. What causes a disease ? Describe Natural History of Disease. 3+7=10

PART-B
Describe any five of the following in brief. The answers should be limited to 120-250 words each : 5x6=30
4. Components of ecosystem.
5. Deep burial.
6. Sources of lead and its effects on environment and health.

7. Prevention of Hospital Acquired Infection.
8. Enumerate the guidelines for common biomedical waste treatment facility.
9. Waste transportation.
PART-C
Write short notes on any four of the following in
10. Open dumping
11. Chemical Disinfectants.
12. Effects of dioxins and furans on human health.
13. Principles of Stockholm Convention.
14. Deforestation.

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