The Needles and Sharps Awareness training course is a 1/2 day course and covers raising awareness of the dangers associated with sharp objects and handling them incorrectly. The course also covers the health risks, safe handling and disposal of sharp objects.
This course can be designed to address specific aspects of your job role, but those who attend the course will have improved knowledge in prevention, safe handling and disposal, and relevant legislation.
The training can be designed to suit the client’s needs. It is a good way of teaching a particular group about situations relevant to them. The course can also go over the risks that the workers will encounter.
The course will cover the following subjects:
- Legislation surrounding Sharps Awareness
- Contactable diseases and illnesses from sharp object injuries
- Preventing injury
- PPE and equipment available
- Risk management