The National Water Hygiene Card Scheme is delivered to both direct employees of water companies, and all
contractors that work on the restricted operations sites such as service reservoirs, pumping stations, treatment works, wells, spring and boreholes and working on the network of water mains and service pipes. The aim of the Water Hygiene Scheme is to provide an understanding of the need for good hygiene when working with potable water.
The National Water Hygiene Card Scheme covers:
- The Importance of Personal Hygiene
- Hygiene Code Awareness
- Medical Conditions
- Awareness of Potential for Contamination
- Fuel, Diesel and Chemical Contamination
- Pipe Storage
- Pets & Livestock Risks
- Chlorination, Disinfection & Cleaning
- “Sump & Pump”
- Incident Reporting
- Approved Products
- Sampling and Audits
This National Water Hygiene Card Course takes place over a ½ day with around 3 hours contact time.
Time: 8.30am – 12.00pm
This qualification is assessed at the end of the session with a multiple choice exam & completition of a health-screening questionnaire.
All successful candidates will receive a cover note from the tutor on the course to allow them to work with potable water while awaiting their card. The EUSR Cards are issued within 28 days from the course date.