Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to safely identify and handle sharps and infectious waste. It also requires the ability to implement controls for potential hazards related to sharps and infectious waste. The unit applies to all workers, volunteers or community members who may be required to manage an area in which sharps or infectious waste are present.

Cost: $180 per participant / Group pricing available

Time: 6 hours face-to-face training. 



Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to safely identify and handle sharps and infectious waste. It also requires the ability to implement controls for potential hazards related to sharps and infectious waste. The unit applies to all workers, volunteers or community members who may be required to manage an area in which sharps or infectious waste are present.


Cost

$130 per participant

Group pricing available


Time

6 hours face-to-face training.


Target Audience
This course is intended to provide participants with a range of knowledge, skills, generic and specific competencies to assist in safely performing the following job role(s):
  • Council rangers and public workers
  • Parks and City Service
  • Domestic and Commercial Cleaners
  • Medical staff and first aid officers
  • Waste and recycling collection and processing staff
  • Auto-Repair and Auto-Towing Service Operators
  • Public Transport workers


Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.


Award issued

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

  • 10685NAT Course in Safe Handling of Sharps and Infectious Waste


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