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To provide learners with an appropriate level of awareness, knowledge and understanding of the health, safety and environmental issues relating to Water Network Operations. The course consists of seven core modules to all utility industries which cover health, safety and environmental law and practices specific to the water industry. A further three modules are required for operatives in either network construction or process operations.Module 1 You And The Law. Module 2 You and Hazards to Your Health. Module 3 Protecting You. Module 4 The Working Environment. Module 5 Our Environment. Module 6 Incident Procedures. Module 7 Equipment. Module 8 Network Health Issues (Network). Module 9 Working In the Highway (Network). Module 10 Excavations (Network). Module 11 Process Operations Health Issues (Process). Module 12 The Process Working Environment (Process). Module 13 Process Machinery and Equipment (Process).

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To provide an understanding of the need for good hygiene when working with potable water. This course is often referred to as blue card or NWHS. By the end of this course the participants will be able to: To ensure that all individuals are aware of the ways in which potable water could be contaminated. To ensure that individuals who work with potable water understand their responsibility not to allow the water to become polluted. To ensure that individuals reach a nationally agreed level of training, testing and medical clearance.

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This 5 day course is accredited by CITB and is aimed at those managing or likely to manage construction sites. It is designed to provide candidates with the necessary knowledge of their legal, moral and social responsibilities in respect of health, safety and welfare on construction sites. The training is classroom based and candidates will be required to successfully complete a multi-choice test at the end of the course. Successful candidates receive a ConstructionSkills Site Safety Plus certificate which is widely accepted as the industry standard for site managers

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MeritSkills Ltd is an organisation which was created to provide cost effective, high quality training and development products for individuals and organisations, delivered by the best industry experienced staff.We offer a wide range of off-the shelf-products, whilst also specialising in development of solutions designed precisely to meet our clients specific requirements.The team at MeritSkills have many years experience in providing training and development to a wide range of customers in the water industry, ranging from multi million pound contracts to ad-hoc requirements. We aim to build on that experience to deliver an honest, cost effective, down to earth service to our customers.Our purpose built training centre is located on the outskirts of Peterborough in the village of Yaxley. Located within close proximity of the A1(M) and easily accessible from the A47 and A14.The training centre itself has 3 equipped training rooms which are suitable for both theory and practical training, two large outside areas for practical training and assessment, disabled access and facilities and plenty of on site car parking.

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