Sharps Awareness Course
Health & Safety Courses – Needles and Sharps Awareness
Overview of Needles and Sharps Awareness Training Course
The Needles and Sharps Awareness training course raises 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.
How long is the Sharps course?
Who should attend the Sharps course?
Sharps training is imperative for anyone who works with sharp objects in their occupation. The course is ideal for doctors, hospital workers, those who perform police searches and customs workers.
It is also advised that managers and supervisors of those who handle sharp objects should attend. The course will give them a better understanding of the risks their workers face. This will make it easier for them to talk over control measures with their staff.#
Is the Sharps course accredited?
3B Training accredited
When does my Sharps certificate expire?
It is recommended that you retake the course after 2-3 years
Anyone can attend the course if they feel that the course is relevant to their job role.
This course can be designed to address specific aspects of your job role, but those who attend the course will have improved knowledge of 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
This course is part of our short course package. The short course days include three, three-hour short courses. You can attend whichever course you would like, and as many as you want during the day. The advantage of the package is that the more you book, the more you save.