Sharps Awareness

CPD Approved

Sharps Awareness aims to help anyone encountering sharps waste during their daily work activities. 

It covers the safe handling of discarded sharps, the necessary equipment, and the correct techniques to avoid injury and minimise cross-contamination. Finally, detailing how to report discarded sharps and the correct procedures to follow if you are unlucky enough to receive a sharps injury.

Course Modules

  • Sharps Awareness (The Basics),
  • Needle stick Injuries,
  • The Chain of Infection,
  • Chances of Infection,
  • Equipment and Safe Handling Procedures

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Sharps Awareness Certification

After completing our  Sharps Awareness course, you will be emailed a safety training quality assured certificate. This certificate can be used to provide evidence of compliance and auditing.

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