High Pressure Water Jetting - Health & Safety Awareness and Drain & Sewer Cleaning

High Pressure Water Jetting

Who should attend?

All those who may be required to use High Pressure Water jetting equipment as part of their job. This course will also be useful to those required to manage or supervise staff using this type of equipment.

Course aim

To provide delegates with underpinning knowledge of Health & Safety for High Pressure Water Jetting.

To enable delegates to safety carry out Drain & Sewer Cleaning.

Course content


Applications & Machines:-

  • Cleaning & surface preparation
  • Jet cutting - precision and volume removal

Legislation & the WJA codes of practice:-

  • Health & Safety at Work Act
  • WJA codes of practice

Jetting equipment- nozzles:-

  • Jet principles
  • Types of nozzle

Jetting equipment- pumps:-

  • Pump configuration
  • Water supply/delivery features
  • Pressure safety release options

Jetting equipment- pressure controls:-

  • Dump & dry shut controls
  • Pressure regulators

Jetting equipment- high pressure hose:-

  • Hose construction & pressure ratings
  • Hose end fittings
  • Connectors and hose end couplings

Water jetting hazards:-

  • Directly from the water jet
  • Hose end fittings

Water jetting injuries:-

  • Effects of impact by high pressure water jet
  • Use of WJA medical card

Operational procedures:

  • Routine care & inspection
  • Safety points during operation


Applications & Machines:-

  • Scope of drain & sewer cleaning applications
  • Range of cleaning requirements & standards

Jetting Equipment - Nozzles & Ancillaries:-

  • Review nozzle principles

Jetting Equipment- High Pressure Hose:-

  • Hose used in drain & sewer applications
  • Bore size & flow capabilities

Jetting Equipment - Machines:-

  • Range of jetting machines used
  • Pump pressure controls
  • Water supply/delivery features

Job Assessment & Planning:-

  • Information & assessment
  • Selection of equipment & manning levels
  • Safe system of work

Operational Procedures:-

  • Daily checks
  • Setting-up
  • Nozzle entry & advance into pipe

Practical Exercises:-

  • Jetting machine & equipment
  • Job assessment
  • Discussion of options

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