Infections at Work

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In our Infections at Work course, you will gain a detailed insight into infection control principles and how to identify potential infection risks and how to implement prevention strategies to maintain a safer and healthier workplace.

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Course Description

All about Infections at Work

On completion of the course, students will gain a better understanding of Infections at work and will be provided with a solid foundation in infection control principles that can be applied in various workplace settings.

In the first unit we will cover workplace Infections and biological hazards and the risks associated with them. Students will learn to identify the different types of transmission routes and risk factors such as occupational exposure and crowded workplaces. We will also cover the legal and regulatory framework and health and safety.

Students will cover hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette and personal protective equipment as well as surface and environmental cleaning including safe food handling practices.

In the third unit we will explore the early detection and reporting of infections, data collection and analysis as well as training and key framework components. Students will also learn about effective communication and developing strategies and well as handling biological hazards.

In the final unit we will explore the best practices for maintaining a safe work environment including Risk assessment and hazard Mitigation, employee education and training, workplace policies and procedures and continuous improvement and monitoring.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction – Understanding Workplace Infections and Biological hazards – In the first unit we will cover workplace infections and biological hazards. Identify transmission routes and common types of infections as well as cover the legal and regulatory framework.
  • Unit 2 – Introduction – Infection Prevention and Control Measures –  In this unit we will cover hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette and personal protective equipment as well as surface and environmental cleaning and safe food handling practices.
  • Unit 3 – Introduction – Managing Infectious Outbreaks and Biological Hazards in the Workplace – In the third unit we will learn about the early detection and reporting of infections in the workplace and how to handle biologically hazardous materials.
  • Unit 4 – Introduction – Creating a Safe Work Environment – In the final unit we will cover risk assessment and hazard mitigation, employee training and and work place policies and procedures.
Kloeckner Metals Training

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“We have used CPD online for a while now, the courses are great and the cost is too! CPD helps us to ensure our employees are trained in specific areas, whilst giving the student the flexibility of learning at their own pace.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Infections at Work course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Infections at Work course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Infections at Work course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Infections at Work
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