Microbiology of Water

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Microbiology of Water

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This course is directed to the training of the personnel responsible for the control of the waters on board seagoing vessels. The aim of the course is to develop adequate knowledge of the healthiness of drinking water, and the health damage that can result from contaminants of a chemical or microbiological nature.

In this course, we shall be focusing on the third focus of the WHO 2008 guidelines. We will be reviewing, (in addition to some environmental microorganisms) some of the most important organisms reported in Western countries as potentially transmissible pathogens in water. Attention will be focused on their morphological, biochemical and functional characteristics, the symptomatology of diseases associated with them and the response to environmental factors and water treatment.

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Engineering Health and Wellbeing Risk Management

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Oltremare Shipping Services

Oltremare - Shipping Services is the company owned by Assarmatori National Shipping Association. The company contributes to the development of the professional training of the maritime and administrative staff of the associated shipping companies. Oltremare promotes the job placement of young people in maritime careers, through the development of qualification and specialization courses, work experiences, training and other training measures and active employment policy.

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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 55 minutes
  5. Intended for: The course is directed to the training of the personnel responsible for the control of the waters on board.
  6. Reference: Based on parts of MLC 2006 title 3 and 5, WHO 2008, Guidelines.
  7. Last Updated: January 10, 2024

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