In this course you’ll learn about the prevalence and different types of ‘sharps litter’ that can be found in the UK. It then covers the primary and secondary risks from sharps including some of the common blood borne viruses. It also covers the responsibilities of employers, the equipment needed and the effectiveness of PPE. Finally, it’ll cover how to report discarded sharps and the correct procedures to follow if you’re unlucky enough to receive a sharps injury.
CPD Units: 2
Approved By: CPD
Duration: 55 mins*
*Note: Course Duration is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions.