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Disinfection of Hot and Cold Water Systems (WH005)

£275 + VAT
1 Day
York,   Slough,   Falkirk and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course will provide you with the technical and practical information to safely disinfect hot and cold water systems, in accordance with HSG274 Part 2, BS 8558 and PD855468.
Who is This Course For?
This course is designed for staff who are involved directly or indirectly with the disinfection of hot and cold water services within buildings using chlorine based compounds or silver stabilised hydrogen peroxide.
Day Morning Afternoon
  • Disinfection Background and Contamination
  • Legal Obligations - Relevant Statute Documents
  • Relevant Technical Support Documents
  • Procedure Risk Assessment and Production of Method Statements
  • Calculating System Capacities and Relevant Chemical Quantities
  • PH Affect and Residual Chemical Readings
  • Disinfection Procedure Using Sodium Hypochlorite Including Neutralising
  • Disinfection Procedure Using Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Demonstrating Residual Chemical Measuring Equipment
  • Local, Point of Use Disinfection
  • Water Sampling Principles
  • Written Course Assessment
  • Legal and moral framework
  • Storage and handling of chlorine silver hydrogen peroxide chemicals
  • Biocidal treatment methods
  • Calculating system capacities and chemical quantities
  • Chemical dose, pH factor and residual measurement
  • De-chlorination methods
  • Disinfection procedures
  • Water sampling
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


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: I need to chlorinate my Schools water storage tank, would this course be best suited to me?
A: Yes this course would be the best suited for you, as it covers technical and practical information to safely disinfect hot and cold water systems
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Upcoming Course Dates
Friday, 7th May 2021
End date: Friday, 7th May 2021
Thursday, 13th May 2021
End date: Thursday, 13th May 2021
Thursday, 17th June 2021
End date: Thursday, 17th June 2021
Thursday, 1st July 2021
End date: Thursday, 1st July 2021
Thursday, 5th August 2021
End date: Thursday, 5th August 2021

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