Infection Control Training is a mandated training program for any employee, self-employed person, or safety representative who may be exposed to blood or other body fluids.
It is designed to meet the requirements and recommendations of the HSE and the medical professionals. Infection control training is required in other industries outside the medical world like; Custodial services (prisons/detention centre's/homes), Education, Embalming and crematorium work, Emergency services (ambulance/fire/police/rescue), Vehicle recovery and repair, First aid, Hairdressing and beauticians' work, Laboratory work (forensic, research etc) Medical/dental equipment repair, Mortuary work, Military, Hotel workers, Needle exchange service, Plumbing, Sewage processing, Social services, Tattooing, ear and body piercing, Local authority services (street cleaning/park maintenance/refuse disposal/ public lavatory maintenance), Health care (hospitals, clinics, dental surgeries, pathology departments, community nursing, acupuncture, chiropody, associated cleaning services).
This is a half day classroom based course. Certification is valid for one year.