Sharps Safety Training


Aim: This course will increase participants’ awareness of the dangers associated with sharps and needle stick injuries.

Who is this course for? This course is designed for healthcare personnel who work with or around sharps.

Certification: 2 year validation.

Course Topics:

  • Describe when sharps injuries occur.
  • Explain the European Directive on Prevention of Sharps Injuries (2010/32/EU).
  • Describe solutions to sharps safety issues.
  • Sharps injury awareness.
  • Nature of sharps injuries.
  • Safer sharps devices.
  • Safe work practices.

Method of Delivery: Small group, face to face delivery. This course involves presentations by the trainer along with practical activities.

Duration: 3 hours.

Assessment: Multiple choice questionnaire.

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