Selecting and Evaluating Safety Sharps (Online Learning): A Healthcare Management Resource

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Selecting and Evaluating Safety Sharps

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Selecting and Evaluating Safety Sharps


Selecting and Evaluating Safety Sharps will help a facility come into compliance with OSHA's bloodborne pathogen standard by focusing on safety sharps and needlestick prevention. Designed as education for your employees or refresher training for safety officers and/or safety committee members in medical and dental settings, the course covers topics such as OSHA’s bloodborne pathogens standard, a three-step method for compliance, and what to do if a needlestick occurs. Upon completing the course, students will be able to describe the features of an effective safety needle, address the requirements of OSHA’s regulation, and foster a culture of safety within the facility.

Selecting and Evaluating Safety Sharps

Learning Objectives

  • 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 employee feedback about safety devices and foster an environment that values safety

Selecting and Evaluating Safety Sharps


Marge McFarlane, PhD, MS (ENPH), MT (ASCP), CHSP, CHFM, HEM, CHEP has over 38 years of healthcare experience in the areas of BBP, hazardous chemicals, infection prevention, general safety and emergency management.

Selecting and Evaluating Safety Sharps

Why HCPro eLearning?

Features of HCPro’s Online OSHA Training Courses:

  • Revised to include the required GHS updates
  • Video scenarios that demonstrate how to comply with OSHA standards
  • Many courses include downloadable resources to help safety officers or managers further educate employees and identify gaps in required OSHA plans or training
  • “Test Your Knowledge” questions throughout the course act as knowledge pit stops to ensure students are mastering the information
  • Audio presentation to keep staff engaged

Benefits of of HCPro’s Online OSHA Training Courses:

  • Convenient online format allows staff to train at their own pace and on their own schedule
  • Track employees’ progress and demonstrate OSHA compliance
  • Validate employees’ proficiency in each topic with final exams
  • Interactive design and audio narration keeps students engaged
  • Save money: With our bulk-pricing option, the more you train, the less you pay
  • Training is suited for all settings, including acute care hospitals, and ambulatory centers