Objectives- To assess the knowledge & awareness about various aspects of biomedical waste disposal among paramedicals. Materials and method – A cross-sectional questionnaire based study was conducted to assess the knowledge, awareness and attitude towards BMW among paramedicals of a hospital in lucknow. Atotal of 50 questionnaires were distributed among paramedicals and results was collected and analysed statistically using SPSS software version 17.0. Results- Survey was conducted on 50 paramedicals with predetermined questionnaire asked about BMW management in a hospital in lucknow and the results showed that the 53% awareness were there about the BMW management. Conclusion- The result of present study showed that there was moderate knowledge and awareness about BMW among paramedicals in a hospital in Lucknow hence proper training programme about biomedical waste management should be conducted among paramedicals routinely.
Key words: Biomedical waste, waste management.
Received: 15 December 2018 Revised: 27 December 2018 Accepted: 28 December 2018
Corresponding Author: Dr. Siddharth Jaiswal, PG student , Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Babu Banarasi Das University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
This article may be cited as: Jaiswal S, Misra N, U Deepak, Singh P, Verma S, Upadhyay D. Evaluating Awareness Regarding Disposal of Biomedical Waste among Paramedicals. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2019;7(1):5-8.