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Water safety & hygiene for water safety group

WSG
1 day
Also available as an onsite course

Course Details

Course code
WSG
Days
1 day
Category
Water Hygiene
Tags
Healthcare
Accreditation
City & Guilds Assured
Training method
Scheduled, Onsite

To present the essential information contained in Health Technical Memorandum 04-01 clearly and concisely and to learn how to apply this to achieve compliance.

ALSO AVAILABLE AS AN

ONSITE COURSE

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Get in touch today to discuss options with one of our specialist trainers.

Why take this course

Health Technical Memorandum 04-01 requires healthcare organisations to establish a Water Safety Group (WSG).

This group must ensure that there is the appropriate expertise available to fully implement all elements of the Water Safety Plan. Therefore it must include staff who are familiar with all water systems and associated equipment, factors that may increase risk of waterborne pathogens and have knowledge of the particular vulnerabilities of the at-risk population within the facility.

Who is the course for

This course is for those sitting on new and established WSG’s, particularly suitable for estates, infection prevention and control and facilities representatives.

Aims & objectives

To present the essential information contained in Health Technical Memorandum 04-01 clearly and concisely and to learn how to apply this to achieve compliance.

To gain an understanding of the management of water distribution systems in healthcare facilities, ensuring patient and staff safety from microbiological, chemical and physical risks.

 

BY THE END OF THE COURSE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

– State the physical, chemical and microbiological water related hazards.

– State the governance and accountability requirements.

– Identify the breadth of risk assessments required for the Water Safety Plan.

– Define the microbiological sampling and monitoring requirements.

– Recognise the legislative requirements and regulations applicable to water distribution systems.

– Have an awareness of water distribution systems and associated equipment and the associated hazards.

– Describe appropriate remedial actions.

Booking your course

This course is delivered on an on-demand basis and scheduled as needed. You can register your interest by following the link below and we will be in touch shortly to discuss your training options.

Course FAQs

Appropriate and regular refresher training is a requirement for all those with roles and responsibilities in respect of water distribution systems and associated equipment in healthcare buildings ensuring patient and staff safety in respect of the microbiological, chemical and physical risks associated with water systems.

ACoP L8 and HSG 274 states the Responsible Person (Water) should receive ‘regular refresher training’, this is generally accepted as being appropriate every two to three years.

To book one of our courses follow the ‘book now’ link above or call our sales team on  +44 (0)1454 262777.

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