WEF has made access free to “Biological Hazards at Wastewater Treatment Facilities,” via Access Water. This book chapter is written by water professionals for water professionals to help protect them against workplace exposure to pathogens, including viruses.

The free online chapter is available on Access Water. This chapter is part of the book, Safety, Health, and Security in Wastewater Systems, 6th Edition (Manual of Practice No. 1). WEF also has discounted the price of the 482-page, hardcover book by 50%.

These resources were prepared by the Safety, Health, and Security in Wastewater Systems Task Force of the Water Environment Federation.

The book will serve as an injury-reduction tool to all those working in the wastewater sector. There are guidelines for creating written programs and procedures as well as guidelines that describe how to perform a confined space entry, lockout/tagout, and chemical deliveries. From the laboratory to sewer system applications, this manual has recommendations that could help you reduce injuries and mishaps to ensure the ultimate safety of employees.