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Sharps Training

Around 100,000 sharps injuries are reported annually in the UK. Although these injuries are often minor, they can leave individuals vulnerable to infections and severe Blood-Borne Viruses. Throughout this course, you will gain insight into the potential dangers of Sharps accidents, learn about the legal regulations surrounding such incidents, and explore various practices that you and your employer can implement to minimise the risk of such accidents from occurring.

ProCompliance has developed this online training course in line with relevant guidance and best practices. We research our content from trusted resources so you can be confident that the content you deliver to your staff using our online training is accurate, up-to-date and, most importantly, compliant!

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Target audience

The target audience for this course is anyone that works with common sharp items such as needles, syringes, lancets, scalpels, blades, and other medical equipment designed for cutting or piercing the skin.

Learning outcomes

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This section covers what sharps are, sharps injuries, who is at risk, and what the risks could be when facing sharp objects.

Time: Approximately 5 minutes

In this section, we cover the laws and regulations medical organisations and professionals need to comply with when handling, storage, and disposal of sharp objects.

Time: Approximately 4 minutes

This section looks at the steps to take to minimise the risks associated with sharps injuries, focussing on prevention.

Time: Approximately 10 minutes

This section looks at the steps needed to take to dispose of used sharps properly.

Time: Approximately 7 minutes

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Why choose ProCompliance?

With 20+ years experience, our dedicated professionals bring a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies and evolving landscape of health
and safety regulations, bringing our clients peace of mind when it comes to partnering with ProCompliance.

Content written by experts

ProCompliance harnesses its extensive knowledge to ensure courses are not only informative but up-to-date at all times.

Approved eLearning

ProCompliance are experts in eLearning. We create our own content, and seek approval to give our clients high quality courses.

Instant certification

Once a course has been completed, you'll receive your personalised certificate, available immediately on PDF.

Unrivalled support​

Every customer receives their own dedicated Account Manager to support them through their journey with ProCompliance.