This course is part of the Mandatory Training Policy 

Target audience: As per the SA Health Safe Handling of Cytotoxic Drugs and Related Wastes Policy (2015) 

Workers at greater risk of exposure to cytotoxic drugs (task dependent)

Workers at low risk of exposure to cytotoxic drugs

  • Pharmacy staff
  • Nursing staff
  • Medical staff
  • Laboratory staff
  • Animal handlers (research)
  • Supervisors/managers (non-clinical)
  • Maintenance and stores personnel
  • Cleaners
  • On-site waste handlers
  • Couriers and porters
  • Carers
  • Ambulance officers
  • Patient transport personnel
  • Community care workers
  • Other Allied Health staff

Frequency:  At induction then 2 yearly or as required by your hospital/clinical area

This course will take approximately 30 mins to complete.