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We as an organisation have used First Response for a number of years to deliver training to our staff team. We have looked at other services but found First Response stands out from above them all. From the initial booking to the delivery of training we have found First Response to be professional. We have full confidence in them and feel the trainers are of high quality with a vast amount of knowledge, and able to deliver positive training experiences at an affordable price.

Care Service Manager - Disability care Service, Birmingham   
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Level 2 Award in Sharps / Needle Awareness

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3 Hours Course Finder

Aim

To raise awareness of the risks involved with injuries caused by sharps / needles.

Learning Objectives

  • List the legislation associated with sharps awareness
  • Explain the term ‘sharps’
  • List the infections associated with sharps
  • Explain the importance of risk assessments in sharps awareness
  • Describe how to treat a sharps injury

Certification

Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate valid for 3 years.

Accreditation

External accreditation is available for this course, if required, through Advantage Accreditation. Additional costs will apply, please contact us.

Target Audience

Anyone who may come into contact with sharps / needles as part of their work, such as workers in health care, housing, waste collection and disposal, maintenance, construction and street cleaning.

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First-rate first aid training appropriate training for our particular needs. All the staff agreed with this statement.

Head Teacher - RC School   
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