Sharps Awareness Online Training Course

We offer an online sharps awareness training course, which is an ideal learning solution for healthcare and social care providers, including doctors, nurses, dentists, residential care home staff, domiciliary carers, rubbish removal services, because understanding how to dispose of sharps is vital for personal safety for you and your work colleagues.

There is a common misconception that injuries related to sharps are only of a concern to the medical and care staff environments, but this is not the case, as sharps related injuries can also occur in people working within the commercial cleaning, waste disposal and rubbish removal services.

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 online training, click here to start, course ideal for care homes staff, healthcare, dentists, rubbish removal

  • 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 healthcare, dentists, rubbish removal services, residential care home staff.

In this online sharps and needles awareness course we will start by looking at some statistics relating to discarded needles and then look at the different types of sharps that can be found in “sharps litter”. The classification of sharps ranges from needles, syringes, scalpel blades to broken glass, knives, scissors and nails.

This online sharps safety training programme covers the primary and secondary risks from sharps and it looks at the responsibilities of employers and how they must use risk assessment to ensure workers safety. This online course will then take a detailed look at Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV and Tetanus, as there will be a section on the chain of infection.

By having a good sharps procedure it will help you to understand how an infection gets passed on, and what steps can be taken to break the 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 available on successful completion of training, which can be downloaded and printed on successful completion.

This e-learning sharps awareness training programme is an ideal learning solution for dentists, dental nurses, healthcare and social care providers including nurses, doctors, gp’s, residential care home staff, domiciliary carers, rubbish removal services, or anyone who would like to gain certification in sharps awareness training. This course is 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.