MIND THE GAP. Review and understanding of HTM 04-01 Part B

Tuesday  21 March  2017  9:30 AM    Tuesday  21 March  2017 3:30 PM
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Safetwater in Healthcare Premises

Healthcare trusts are under ever increasing pressure to reduce infection rates whilst minimising their own operational costs. In meeting this challenge a buildings water system represents a key battleground and one that makes headlines if control measures fail.

Are you involved in a healthcare water safety team? Do you attend water safety groups? Or do you have a vested interest in ensuring control measures don't fail and will stand up to scrutiny? This training event is being provided for the support of a number of NHS trusts in the review and understanding of HTM 04-01 Part B - Safewater in Healthcare Premises. This complementary opportunity to attend has been extended beyond these Trusts to you so that best practice can be shared on the day and attendees can find learning outcomes even more valuable. 

Look forward to meeting you,



Training carries a maximum 4 CIBSE CPD points and covers the below in-depth:

  • The impact of significant changes to  HTM 04-01 guidance

  • Safe management of water systems, integrating the principle of Water Safety Groups and Water Safety Plans.

  • How to manage and minimise the risks to health; Ranging from clinical risks, microbial and chemical contamination, changes to the water system, resilience of the water supply etc. 

  • Evaluating staff competencies; and

  • Implementation of in-house water hygiene awareness training.

  • The impact of changes to statute law and enforcement procedures.

  • Relevant case studies to illustrate discussion points.

The day also include practical demonstrations in:

  • Improving the effectiveness of Water Safety Groups (WSG) and Water Safety Plans (WSP).

  • Evaluating risk and utilising in house teams to improve assessment outcomes.

  • Demonstration of the relative effectiveness of common control measures.


09.00 - 9.30 Registration and Reception  - Tea/Coffee & Pastries

09.30 - 10.30 Introduction and Training Commencement

10.30 – 10.45 Tea/Coffee Break

10.45 – 12.30 Training

12.30 – 13.00 Lunch – Hot and Cold Buffet

13.00 – 14.00 Training

14.00 – 14.15 Tea/Coffee & Snacks

14.15 – 15.15 Training Complete

15.15 – 15.30 Q & A Session and Summary

 About the Trainer

John Sandford MSc Dip Nebosh has over 25 years practical and research experience in the field of water treatment and control with specific expertise in application of the HSE’s ACoP L8 and NHS Estates Health Guidance HTM 04/01 and is a regular speaker at Health care Estates seminars as well as other associated water and wastewater management events. He acts as a consultant for health care trusts, county councils, universities, government departments and housing associations as well as acting as a workplace supervisor for MSc thesis at Cranfield University.

About the Venue, Double Tree Hotel, Southampton. SO16 3NG

Parking on site is free.
Free Wi-Fi available.
For directions and any further information please visit the website: http://doubletree3.hilton.com

For further information please view the attached brochure  https://goo.gl/vvIjfS (Directions pg3, Image of the room hired appears on pg10).

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