Information, instruction and training

Employers have responsibilities under health and safety legislation to provide suitable and sufficient information, instruction and training for their employees. This includes providing information on:

  • whether employees could be exposed to blood-borne viruses and how;
  • the risks posed by this exposure;
  • the main findings of any risk assessment;
  • the precautions employees should take to protect themselves and other employees, contract staff or visitors;
  • how they should use and dispose of any PPE that is provided; and
  • what procedures they should follow in the event of an emergency.

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Updated 2022-05-13