Area Maintenance & Waste Disposal

Workflow Template

Area Maintenance & Waste Disposal

This workflow template illustrates the daily maintenance of workstations and hazardous waste disposal within pharmaceutical research and development (R&D) labs and manufacturing facilities, as well as the subsequent bulk transportation of hazardous waste to authorized disposal facilities. Purchase and download this template in PDF and Visio (VSD) formats. You can customize it to fit your own organization, simply use it to better understand the Area Maintenance & Waste Disposal process.

Related KPIs : Manufacturing Floor Space Usage, New Molecular Entities in Development, Frequency of CGMP Facility Inspections (Active Pharmaceuticals Ingredients)

What is Area Maintenance & Waste Disposal?

The pharmaceutical Area Maintenance & Waste Disposal process involves the daily sanitization of laboratory and manufacturing work stations, as well as the proper disposal of all waste generated. Laboratory employees continuously monitor waste levels - when it reaches a certain threshold, they will request that a hazardous waste disposal unit pick up the waste for transport to an authorized disposal facility. Any non-hazardous waste can be disposed of using traditional methods by company facility maintenance staff.

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Q: How do you create your Workflow Templates?

A: From real-world consulting engagements with Fortune 500 leaders. We’ve spent 25 years analyzing operations at hundreds of leading companies worldwide, documenting thousands of business processes at precise levels of detail. We’ve anonymized this data—drawn from millions of dollars’ worth of consulting assignments—and have made it available to you in easy-to-use templates at affordable OpsDog prices.

Q: What can a Workflow Template do for me?

A: Boost productivity, efficiency, and service levels! Broken business processes—marked by manual workarounds, downtime, and errors—are all too common. Many businesses write off this waste as “the cost of doing business.” But you know better than that! Simply select the OpsDog Workflow Template that best fits your situation, tweak it to your liking, and then use it to train employees, identify process improvements, inform an IT project, or re-design a workflow. That’s a lot of power in your hands, cheap!

Q: What’s in the box when I buy one?

A: Three handy versions, all in one zipped file. It’s yours to download immediately upon purchase, and includes your chosen Workflow Template in PDF format, plus Microsoft PowerPoint (which you can edit), and Visio (which you can also edit).

Q: Your download-able templates look great. But I need something custom. Can you help?

A: Heck yes. Our analysts would be happy to provide you with a more detailed Workflow Template than what we offer for instant download. We can also develop an entirely new, customized Workflow Template to fit your business; we specialize in this stuff and would love to help you! Simply email us ( or call us at 866.650.2888 and one of our friendly professionals will be happy to answer all your questions.

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