Sharps Awareness Training
“Sharps” waste is a form of hazardous waste which includes any objects that are used to puncture the skin. These materials must be handled with care and safety.
This Sharps training is ideal for anyone that might use Sharps in their work, at home or while travelling, regardless of their industry. You will learn about the health risks and disposal of Sharps objects.
This online training course can be completed in just 20 minutes and will help employees know ways they can try to prevent injuries and best practices for employees to follow.
This Sharps Training focuses on the dangers associated with Sharps, the potential health risks and the handling and disposal of Sharps objects. It also looks at The Health and Safety (Sharp Instruments in Healthcare) Regulations 2013 and covers what PPE equipment is available.
This online Sharps Awareness course is approved by leading industry bodies CPD, IOSH and Skills for Care.
Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training in around their work and personal life.
- Learn what things are classified as Sharps and the risks posed by them
- Learn about how to reduce the risk of injury from Sharps and how to dispose of them correctly
- Learn about employee and employer responsibilities to help reduce the spread of infections
Further Progression & Related Courses
Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:
|Course||Module Number||Module Name||Pass % Required|
|Sharps Awareness||1||What are Sharps?||70%|
|Sharps Awareness||2||Preventing the Spread of Infections||70%|
Recommended System Requirements:
- Browser: Up to date web browser
- Video: Up to date video drivers
- Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
- Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).