Do the storage, handling and transport of sterile items in your facility meet the requirements of Australian Standard AS/NZS 4187? Would you know if a sterile item had been contaminated?

This course gives you the skills and understanding to implement the specific storage and transporting requirements under AS/NZS 4187 to prevent contamination of sterile items.

Managers and personnel responsible for maintaining sterility of items.

  • Overview of AS/NZS 4187 relating to the storage, handling and transport of sterile stock
  • Storage requirements
  • Event-related sterility
  • Handling techniques
  • Transporting sterile stock

Half day at Mayfield Education from 9am to 1pm


Organisations may choose to have this program delivered in the workplace as a customised course.

Next Intake: TBA

Application Closing Date
Two weeks prior to course commencement.

Late application is considered.

Mayfield Certificate of Attendance

On completion, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss environmental features of storage areas for sterile stock according to AS/NZS 4187
  • Explain events that would compromise sterility
  • Describe handling techniques that contribute to the maintenance of sterility
  • Explain the issues to be considered when transporting sterile items


Mayfield Education

2-10 Camberwell Road
Hawthorn East VIC 3123

Quick Glance

Program code

Storage, Handling and Transport of Sterile Stock

Start date(s)

Next Intake: TBA

Program length

Half day


Mayfield Education Hawthorn

Study mode

On-site short course


(03) 9882 7644