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Water Sampling for Legionella, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and TVCs (WH026)

£325 + VAT
1 Day
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
Develop a more informed understanding of the objectives of water sampling and any benefits it provides in the process of managing hot and cold water systems. This 1 day water hygiene course aims to provide delegates with the necessary information, so that they can mitigate the risk of waterborne infections in the environments they are responsible for. Training activities include the taking of water samples following guidance documents HSG 274, HTM 04-01 and BS 7592, formulating and implementing a sampling plan. Plus, identifying the appropriate action to be taken depending on the subsequent results.
Who is This Course For?
The WH026 is an ideal course for the healthcare estate and facilities managers, supervisors and staff responsible for taking water samples for laboratory analysis. It will also benefit those who require an understanding of the subsequent results and any appropriate action to be taken.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Thu, 18th July 2024 Thu, 18th July 2024 Slough £ 325
Wed, 28th August 2024 Wed, 28th August 2024 York £ 325

  • Water borne pathogens and their consequences - Medical Aspects
  • Legal Implications, covering all relevant statute documents
  • Relevant guidance documents, HSG274, HTM 04-01, BS 7592
  • Where water sampling fits in the Water Safety Plan
  • Developing a water sampling plan
  • Water sampling techniques
  • Sample integrity, from taking a sample to reaching the laboratory, traceability
  • Ensuring competency of involved staff
  • Interpretation of sampling results
  • Actions to be taken if unsatisfactory results are identified
There are no additional requirements prior to attending this course.
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