12/14/2021 - #8880: Wastewater Pathogens (Live Online - ZOOM)
Wastewater Pathogens online provides wastewater personnel with a guide to the pathogens that are found in wastewater, bio-aerosols and bio-solids and how the pathogens are transferred (transmitted) to personnel. Groups of pathogens reviewed include: viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa and helminths. The class presents the locations where pathogens are most concentration in wastewater facilities and the fate of pathogens, i.e., removed, consumed by higher life forms, inactivated and destroyed. The class reviews disinfectants, indicator organisms and immunobiologicals. The class is accompanied by handouts that provide the following information: 1) glossary, 2) hygiene measures and practices, 3) personal protective equipment (PPE) and training and 4) additional information or references.
Zoom information and student guide are included in your order confirmation.
Each operator must be able to log into Zoom individually with a single device for Contact Hours**.
Prior to class, attendees will need their own zoom account which includes their name, phone number and possibly email address.
Attendees can use a computer, phone, or tablet to attend program, however, for the best experience, a device with a web cam and speaker is best.
**Attendees can share a computer for viewing. But, each attendee must also log into a device individually (e.g. View on computer at the plant as a group, but also log into Zoom individually with your phone). Attendees must individually answer periodic poll questions and take quizzes during program. This is necessary to verify attendance and participation. This will involve typing into a device.