Are you in a profession than involves either you or your staff coming into regular contact with potable water? If you work in industries that come into contact with potable water, and have a role that involves working in reservoirs, treatment plants, wells, sewerage systems, pumping stations, water mains, service pipes and springs, you must have a National Water Hygiene Card and the correct training to do so. Proficient water hygiene training is essential to ensure that those working with potable water are fully aware of their responsibilities and the potential risks of water contamination. At Phoenix Safety Services, we offer a National Water Hygiene Card training course for delegates that certifies that they are complying with industry and UK water hygiene standards.
Delegates who take our National Water Hygiene Card training course learn the necessary steps and precautions they must take to prevent contamination of potable water. It is essential that those working with potable water have a National Water Hygiene Card to ensure that the water they are working with does not cause health complications and is safe for either drinking or general use.
Our National Water Hygiene Card training course covers the following:
- How to identify and prevent potential sources of contamination, including the importance of hygiene code awareness, a clean vehicle, clean footwear and clean Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Working in restricted operations
- Risks linked to water and sewerage working
- Contamination by diesel, fuels and other chemicals
- Pipe storage
- Pets and livestock
- How to use and keep clean sump and pump systems
- The use of chlorine in disinfection of boots, tools and in repairs
- Correct disposal of chlorine solution
- Approved products
- Incident reporting/sampling and audits
Our National Water Hygiene Card training course takes three hours to complete. Following completion, delegates will be required to complete a multiple-choice exam and take a health screening questionnaire. If delegates are successful and pass the course, a National Water Hygiene card will be provided by the Energy and Utility Skills Register. Delegates may also be required to visit a doctor if there are any concerns about their health which may affect their ability to work with potable water.
Phoenix Safety Services offers water hygiene courses all over the UK including London, Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Sheffield, Bradford, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Manchester, Bristol, Wirral, Wakefield, Cardiff, Dudley, Wigan, Coventry, Belfast, Leicester, Sunderland, Doncaster, Stockport and many more locations. Talk to us today about your business requirements and the types of training you need for your staff. We can create completely bespoke health and safety courses to suit the needs of your delegates and business. Get in touch to join us on our next National Water Hygiene Card training course. Call now for details on 0845 600 9594.