Needlestick Injuries - Prevention
This half day course is designed for employees and mangers that may come into contact with needle or sharps during the course of their work.
Carried out in house by highly competent Chartered IOSH professionals with experience in different industries. Off site training can be provided - please ring with requirements.
A certificate of attendance will be issued which is valid for one year.
All candidates will be provided with a free health and safety form package. It includes a risk assessment, method statement and a COSHH assessment. Handouts on the training session will be provided.
Discounts are available for 10 or more employees.
2 sessions can be provided per day - Weekends or Night training available for shift workers
HSE Statistics – Facts on Health and Safety
Relevant legislation and its application
Employer and employee legal duties
Needles and Sharps - the facts
Specific Risk and Hazards in this environment
Specific occupational health issues – identification and prevention
Implementation of the Needlestick and sharps policy
Risk assessment and areas of disposal
Reporting of accidents and RIDDOR
Inspection and audit and its importance
Disposal of sharps and needles
PPE – Personal Protective Equipment and their requirements
Competence and training
Guide Price: £55 per candidate