Diagnóstico do Sistema de Gestão dos Resíduos Sólidos do Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre

Roberto Harb Naime, Ana Helena Pinho Ramalho, Ivone Sartor Naime


This study deals with a diagnosis of the management of the Residues de Services de Saúde (RSS) in the Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre. It was applied a questionnaire for doctors and team of nursing in the Obstetrical Center, Surgical Block, Surgical Center Ambulatory, Center of Intensive Treatment, Anesthesia Service, Units of internment and Chemotherapy to identify the level of knowledge in relation to the related questions to the handling of residues. The boarded subjects in the questionnaire dealt with the classification of the residues, the risks for the individuals and the environment, of the adjusted treatments, the forms of final disposal and the responsibilities of the generators. It was verified that the main requirements of the new resolutions that deal with the RSS, the 306/04 of the ANVISA (Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária) and 358/05 of the CONAMA (Conselho Nacional do meio-ambiente) already had been implanted in the Hospital, however, considering the largeness of the Hospital with 4.000 employees, it will be necessary a structuralized program of qualification and communication to improve the level of knowledge of the collaborators who act in the assistance area. The results had demonstrated that in the generality the employees possess some information on the adequate handling of residues, are sensitized in such a way for the questions of the residues generated in its areas how much for the impact of these in the environment. With this diagnosis it is possible to evidence that a propitious environment exists to improve the level of information in RSS and to introduce new concepts with the objective to extend the worked ambient aspects until today in the Institution.

Key words: waste of health services, diagnosis waste, management.

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