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Water Hygiene Training For Hospital Maintenance Staff (WH020)

£265 + VAT
1 Day
York,   Slough,   Falkirk and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course is designed in accordance with the Health Technical Memorandum 04-01 Safe Water in Healthcare Premises (Part B Operational management) which states that adequate training in water hygiene should be provided for individuals (supervisors and managers, as well as operatives) who work on water distribution systems.
Legionella theory session in York
Testing Tap Water Temperature
Demostration of a shower head with a tutor
Who is This Course For?
This course is aimed at maintenance technician/managers who are working on hot and cold water systems and require the relevant information to mitigate the risk of cross-contamination and ensure compliance with HTM 04-01.
Day Morning Afternoon
One
  • Background on Water Quality and Contamination
  • Organisational Requirements in Relation To Water Hygiene and Safety
  • Introduction to the Water Safety Group and Water Safety Plan
  • Requirements of HTM 04-01 Part B, Policies and Procedures
  • Waterborne Pathogens and their Consequences
  • How Water Systems Become Contaminated
  • Preventative Measures to Minimise Cross-contamination
  • Individual Responsibilities when Working on Water Systems
  • Written Course Assessment
  • Organisational requirement in relation to water hygiene and safety
  • Specific local control measures, policies and procedures
  • Waterborne pathogens and their consequences
  • How water systems, outlets, components and equipment can become contaminated
  • Individual responsibilities in ensuring control measures are in place, effective and implemented
  • Hygiene practices
  • System design
  • Disinfection and cleaning of fittings etc
  • Storage of pipes, fittings and spare parts
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have the following:
There are no pre-requisite requirements to attend this course and everything is provided for the course duration
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Course Training Team

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Tony Green

Water Hygiene Training Manager

Tony is a Water Hygiene Training Manager with over 40 years' in the water industry; 10 years of which as a service engineer and 30 years within training and education. Read More...

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Customer Questions

Q: What is Legionella?
A: Legionella is a single bacterium of the legionellae.
Q: What is a duty holder?
A: The duty holder is an employer or person in control of a premises for example a landlord. The duty holder is also responsible for appointing the responsible person.
Q: What is the responsible person?
A: This is someone who is appointed by the duty holder and has the day-to-day responsibility for managing and controlling risks from legionella bacteria.
Q: Does this course require refresher training?
A: It is recommended that Water Hygiene and Hot and Cold Water Disinfection training is renewed every 3 years for compliance.
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Upcoming Course Dates
Slough
Friday, 18th December 2020
End date: Friday, 18th December 2020
York
Friday, 19th March 2021
End date: Friday, 19th March 2021
Falkirk
Friday, 26th March 2021
End date: Friday, 26th March 2021
Slough
Friday, 28th May 2021
End date: Friday, 28th May 2021
York
Friday, 25th June 2021
End date: Friday, 25th June 2021


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