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Needlesticks and Other Sharps Injuries - Elearning Module
Needlesticks and Other Sharps Injuries - Elearning Module


 
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Overview:

This module is designed to help employers to comply with the Sharps Regulations. The regulations require healthcare employers and contractors who work on healthcare promises to ensure their staff are provided with appropriate information and training. It is an easy to understand practical guide to avoiding needlestick and other sharps injuries, with advice on dealing with injuries. It is aimed at staff who work in areas where needles and sharps are used, such as healthcare, and also for staff in cleaning and maintenance roles who may encounter discarded needles.


Contents Include:

What are needlestick and sharps injuries?
What is it important to know?
Who is at risk of being injured?
What causes needlestick and sharps injuries?
Disposal and handling of sharps
How to avoid injuries
Managing the risk of infection
How to take safety precautions
How to deal with an injury