Health & Safety


Sharps aren’t just the stuff of horror movies. They pose some big safety risks in real life, too. And in many professions, using them is just part of the job. So, knowing how to handle and dispose of them correctly is crucial to ensure you don’t wind up on the pointy end. This sharps training course explains what sharps are and the laws surrounding their use.

Learning outcomes:
  • Define what sharps are
  • Identify the risks posed by sharps and understand who’s vulnerable to sharps exposure, and when exposure could happen
  • Define your legal duties when working with sharps
  • Recognise best practices for safe handling and disposal of sharps
  • Identify the actions to take if a sharps-related incident happens
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This online training course explains what sharps are and your legal duties when working with them. And, by exploring the risks posed by sharps, who’s at risk, and when exposure could happen, you’ll be able to sharpen your practices, to keep you, and others, safe.
This health and safety course has been designed for those people who work with sharps. This commonly includes employees within healthcare, laboratories, dental workers and those within other emergency services.
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