A The promotion of employee awareness surrounding the subject
of ‘sharps’ should not be underestimated; the
effects of a needlestick injury can be long lasting and devastating
to the individual.
The correct methods of handling and disposing of human excreta is
also not without its own hazards.
The identification of the significant hazards and practical control
measures to be adopted is a fundamental part of this type of training.
Personnel who may encounter ‘sharps’ or ‘human
excreta’ in connection with their normal work activities..
To promote an awareness of the hazards associated with these activities
and the simple steps to be taken when encountering such items.