Sharps Awareness

Sharps Awareness Training Course

This course aims to provide you with an understanding of the prevalence and different types of ‘sharps litter’ that can be found in the UK. The course also aims to cover the primary and secondary risks from sharps including some of the common blood borne viruses.

Also covered in this course are the responsibilities of employers, the equipment needed and the effectiveness of PPE. Details of how to report discarded sharps and the correct procedures to follow if you’re unlucky enough to receive a sharps injury will also be provided.


Approved by CPD
Duration 55 mins*


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