Who needs to consider a Water Hygiene course?
The quality of water affects us all, anybody working with water should be suitably qualified. This could include anyone working with:
- Water pipe repairs, separations and new supplies
- Drains and sewers
- Central heating and hot water
- Solar water heating
- Air -conditioning
- Swimming pools
- Tankered water
- Bottled water
For those working on restricted sites, it is compulsory.
What do we cover within the course?
- The various risks associated with drinking water including water borne diseases and their history.
- The water quality regulators DWI (Drinking Water Inspectorate) and DWQR (Drinking Water Quality Regulator), and their function in ensuring water is treated with adequate respect for the health of the public.
- The regulations that have an impact on your job and how you can best comply with them.
- What constitutes restricted operations.
- When you personally should not work with drinking water. (NB: Any water borne diseases must be reported to the trainer immediately with a cover letter from the individual’s doctor.)
- Personal hygiene along with dealing with clothing, footwear, tools, storage and transport when considering water hygiene.
- How to store and handle water pipes and accessories.
- How to recognise risks of contamination and deal with impacted sites.
- What is the impact to yourself and your company should Water Hygiene not be adhered to.
The programme is delivered in English and you will therefore need a basic understanding of the English language. If you have any special needs or disabilities which you would like us to accommodate, please contact us as soon as possible, to ensure appropriate arrangements can be made.