Sharps and Needles Training

Sharps and training covers day-to-day safe working procedures.

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

Sharps and Needles training is perfect for individuals whose roles involve potential risks from used and discarded needles and sharps. As a result of our course, participants will know how to recognise, report, and prevent any potential hazards; however, if an incident occurs, they will learn how to promote safety, including first aid procedures if required.

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.


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Learning Outcomes

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

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 throughout the session.
  • Staff attending should remain for the entire length of the session.
  • Flexible dates: call to book a day that suits you.

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