This course aims to raise the awareness of the risks of needlestick and sharps injuries and outline how individuals can adopt safer working practices to minimise the risk of injury.
Upon successful completion of the course delegates will be awarded a Thomas Carroll Management Services ‘Needlestick and Sharps Awareness’ training certificate.
Who should attend?
Any employee who may be at risk of sustaining a needlestick or sharp injury throughout the course of their work.
A half-day non-residential training workshop.
Course topics include:
o Hazards associated with needlesticks and sharps
o Types of work where exposure can occur
o Where can needles/sharps be found
o Identifying levels of risk
o Needlestick and sharps control measures
o General control measures
o Use of sharp containers
o Dispensing of sharps
o Legal requirements
o Safe working procedures
o Hazards associated with coming into contact with bodily fluids
o Contact with bodily fluids control measures
o General controls
o Spill kits
o Personal hygiene
A half-day non-residential training workshop 09.30am 12.00pm
Needlestick & Sharps Awareness Training