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Sharps Training

The dangers of drugs affect everybody. Used syringes and other drug-related waste are found in a variety of places, including commercial premises, schools, hospitals and pubs.

Our 2-hour Sharps Training course is developed with PHS Waste Management and will teach you how to dispose of this harmful litter safely. We’ll also train you to deal with drug-induced emergencies quickly and effectively.

Who is it for?

Sadly, the dangers of drugs affect everybody. Used syringes and other drug-related waste have been found in a variety of places, including commercial premises, schools, hospitals, pubs and sports centres. This course will help you to protect your staff, customers and visitors from the dangers of drug-related litter.

What will you learn?

  • What is drug-related litter
  • Types of drugs in society
  • How to handle and store drug-related litter to prevent prosecution/injury
  • How to dispose of drugs, syringes and sharps
  • Drug-related first aid
  • Hand hygiene

How is it assessed?

Delegates are continually assessed by our highly experienced St John Ambulance Cymru trainers in line with current HSE guidelines.


Upon successful completion of this course, delegates will receive a St John Ambulance Cymru certificate, valid for 3 years.

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