Sharps and Needles Awareness

Sharps and Needles Awareness covers day-to-day safe working procedures.

We detail good practices for the safe use and disposal of sharps and relevant legislation to ensure employers and employees are aware of their legal responsibilities regarding the safe use of sharps.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Sharps and Needles Training,
  • Surrounding Legislation,
  • Recognising Sharps and How They Can Potentially Cause Injury,
  • Potential Risks,
  • How to Treat Injury,
  • Reporting Injury,
  • Understanding Blood-Borne Virus,
  • Risk Assessment,
  • First Aid


Healthcare worker wearing blue gloves fills a syringe from a small vial, it is really important this person follows sharps and needle awareness guidelines.


Sharps and Needles Awareness Learning Outcomes

On completion, delegates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the course content. We will ensure that delegates understand the importance of maintaining all required standards throughout their tasks and that privacy, dignity, and respect are promoted.

Course Assessment & Certification

The assessment consists of simulated practical assessments. Our highly experienced trainers will help guide delegates through these sessions. Upon completing the training, learners will be issued a certificate of achievement.


We price our courses to compete with any equivalent training quote. Please note geographic restrictions may apply.

Important Information
  • The training venue should be quiet and undisturbed.
  • Staff should not be expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain for the entire length of the session.


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