Sharps Safety and Removal

Who should attend?

Managers, supervisors, staff and operatives whose duties include organising or performing tasks for dealing with waste that may contain discarded needles (sharps) and other drug-related waste, or activities where injecting drug users might be present. This includes a wide variety of personnel in councils, housing associations, private contractors and others.

What will you learn?
  • The law and guidelines relating to biohazards
  • Assessing the increase in needle use
  • Understanding which blood borne viruses pose a risk
  • Identifying what the personal impact may be
  • Discussing dynamic risk assessment
  • Demonstrating safe use of PPE and equipment

At our place

£60 per person
half day course

• Course registration.
• Refreshments during the day.
• Lunch.
• Certification.

Reminder service prior to expiry of qualification. 

At your place  

An on site course for up to 10 people would cost £600.

inclusive of VAT and registration/assessment fee

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