Summary of course: Drug users and those with medical conditions may also use sharps in their homes. In addition, sharps can be found in public areas, the risks are all around us. If you have staff visiting customers in their homes or out in public spaces, such as parks, you have a duty of care to ensure their safety.
Course content: This sharps awareness online training course focuses on:
- The different types of sharps and what they are used for
- Sharps injuries and how to treat them safely
- How to dispose of sharps
- The risks associated with the use of sharps including blood-borne viruses
- Legislation in relation to sharps and their safe use and disposal.