Selecting and Evaluating Safety Sharps

The Selecting and Evaluating Safety Sharps online training course will help you comply with OSHA’s bloodborne pathogen standard by focusing on safety sharps and needlestick prevention. The course covers topics , including OSHA’s bloodborne pathogens standard, a three-step compliance method for compliance, and what to do if a needlestick occurs. Participants will learn the features of an effective safety needle, the requirements of OSHA’s regulation, and how to foster a culture of safety within the facility.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Explain the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard and amendments to that standard.
  • Identify the types of sharps and the procedures that cause the highest number of needlestick injuries.
  • Establish a method for evaluating and implementing new safety products in your facility.
  • Take an active approach in soliciting.
  • Solicit employee feedback about safety devices and foster an environment that values safety.