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SAFE HANDLING OF SHARPS AND INFECTIOUS WAste training

infectious waste

Do you need to train multiple workers in the safe handling of sharps and infectious waste at the same time?

We can provide all the necessary equipment and bring the training to your door at most locations across australia

Intrinsic Safety training

Hassle-Free Sharps and Infectious Waste Training

Price

Corporate (Group) bookings can be made from $125 per person*

Duration

Initial Course: 4 hours
Refresher Course: 3 hours

Certification

10685NAT Course in Safe handling of Sharps and Infectious Waste

COURSE DETAILS

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Price is based on Sydney metro based delivery.

Group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and Intrinsic Safety Training.

Initial Course:

4 hours face to face training and assessment.

Refresher Course:

3 hours face to face training and assessment.

Important information regarding course durations:

Course durations are reflective of group sizes between 4 and 15 students. 

If there are less students in a group course duration may be reduced by a maximum of 10%. 

Therefore, if a class size exceeds 15 students it may  be necessary to increase course duration.

What are you issued upon completion?

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the following statement of attainment:

  • 10685NAT Course in Safe Handling of Sharps and Infectious Waste
Who issues the certificate?

Training and assessment is delivered on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd (RTO 90909), therefore they will issue the statement of attainment for this course.

How often should the training be done?

The industry recommendation is that workers conduct this course at least every 3 years.

The course includes the following topics:

  • Accessing and using workplace policies, procedures and documents relating to sharps and infectious waste

  • Identifying a single exposed sharp, multiple exposed and hidden sharps and infectious waste

  • Undertaking risk assessment to identify hazards, risks and control measures

  • Implementing control measures to ensure safety of self and others, such as PPE, barriers, signage, prevention and removal tools and equipment, standard precautions and safe work practices

  • Communicating hazards to supervisor and provide reports

  • Using tools and equipment to remove sharps and infectious waste

  • Safely and correctly dispose of items and clean up

  • Looking after and store all PPE, tools and equipment

  • Completing risk assessment documentation

Assessment Components

Both practical (tasks and scenarios) and written theory assessments will be conducted during face to face training sessions.

Students undertaking this course will have to demonstrate the following to be eligible for entry:

Language, Literacy and Numeracy
  • Sufficient English language, literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete this course

Personal Safety
  • Personal safety equipment must be provided by/for the student and worn during training

Venue Information/Catering

Students attending courses at our venues must provide:

  • Lunch (cafes operate within or close to all of our training venues)

  • Appropriate clothing (preferably long pants and closed footwear)

Student Rights and Responsibilities

The Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) requires that students be aware of their rights and responsibilities once they have selected their training provider. By enrolling into any of our courses you are deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions outlined in our Student Agreement.

Identification Requirements

Students will be required to show proof of identification at the commencement of the course.

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