Needle Sticks & Sharps Awareness

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Needle Stick and Sharps Awareness Training

This course aims to raise awareness of the risks of needle stick and sharps injuries and outline how individuals can adopt safe working practices to minimise the risk of injury.

Who needs this training?

This course is intended for employees who may be at risk of sustaining a needle stick or sharp injury during their work practices.

Why is this training important?

This course will enable the delegate to work safely and to contribute to improving health and safety in the organisation, through an increased understanding of health and safety rules and working procedures.

Outline Programme

This qualification covers the following topics:

  • Hazards associated with needle sticks and sharps
  • Types of work where exposure can occur
  • Where needles/sharps maybe found
  • Identifying levels of risk

Course Details

Assessment: Multiple choice examination

Duration: Half day programme

Venue: In-house courses available (Max. 12 delegates per session)