This course is designed to raise awareness of the risks of needle stick and sharps injuries and outline how individuals who work in situations where they may be exposed to risk, can adopt safe working practices to minimise the risk of injury.
It is a half day program (2.5 hours) and utilises a blended learning approach which maximises information retention. It consists of lecture notes, case studies, informal assessment and video presentations.
This course is intended for employees who may be at risk of sustaining a needle stick injury during their work practices.
This course will principally enable the participant to work safely. Additionally, by gaining an increased understanding of health and safety rules and procedures, the participant will contribute to improving health and safety in your organisation.