Sharps & Needle Awareness Online Training Course

We offer an online sharps awareness training course, which is an ideal learning solution for tattooists, body piercing specialists & hairdressers because it is very important to understand how to dispose of sharps and needles correctly for personal safety for you, your work colleagues and the general public.

There is a common misconception that sharps and needlestick injuries are only related and a concern to the medical and social care staff environments. This however is just not the case, as sharps related injuries can also occur in people working within the body piercing, tattooing and hairdressing environments.

Course Content & Registration

  • CPD Certified Course
  • Video Based Training Programme
  • Over 50 Minutes Of Training Video
  • Print Your Certification
  • Course Fee £25 + vat

Sharps awareness training, suitable for tattooists, body piercing, hairdressers, click here to register and start

  • Sharp Safety
  • Understanding of the Basics involved
  • Needle stick injuries what to do and how to avoid them
  • The chain of infection
  • Chances of infection
  • Sharp safety including the disposal equipment available
  • Sharp safe handling procedures
  • How to minimise cross contamination
  • Correct hand washing procedures

Sharps Awareness Training & Certification

Get certified now, CPD certified video based sharps safety training programme.

CPD Certified, sharps safety and awareness training online, course suitable for body piercing services, tattooists, hairdressers.

In our online sharps and needles awareness course you will start by looking at some statistics, which relate to discarded needles. You will then look at the different types of sharps & needles that can be found in “sharps litter”. There are many classifications relating to sharps, ranging from needles, syringes, scalpel blades to broken glass, knives, scissors and nails.

This online sharps safety training programme also covers the primary and secondary risks from sharps and it also looks at the responsibilities of the employers and how they must use risk assessments to ensure all workers safety.

This online sharps & needle safety training course will also take a detailed look at Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV and Tetanus, as there is also a section on the chain of infection. By having a good workplace sharps procedure it will help you to understand how an infection gets passed on, also what steps that can be taken to break the contamination and spreading process.

Our sharps awareness online training course is available with free sharps awareness training videos, which can be paused or rewound as you progress through the course, also free sharps awareness certification is also available on successful completion of training.

This e-learning sharps awareness training programme is an ideal learning solution for hairdressers, body piercing & tattooists, or anyone who would like to gain certification in sharps awareness training. This course is also an ideal learning platform to be run along side our Risk Assessment Training programme.

For any additional information regarding this course, or any of the additional courses that we have available through our e-learning platform please contact us through our contact us page.