For years, the wastewater industry has been aware that raw sewage and wastewater host an abundance of dangerous parasites, bacteria and viruses. Frequent exposure to these pathogens puts sewer workers at risk. Even before the current coronavirus crisis, contact with raw sewage and wastewater is far more dangerous today than at any other time in the past five decades due to the development of “super bugs” that are resistant to antibiotics.
The best way to reduce the risks associated with exposure to wastewater is to reduce sewer worker exposure to the viruses and bacteria contained in wastewater.
What’s the primary culprit behind the transfer of viruses and bacteria from the sewer to the operator? The jet hose. This is the component that is handled most often by wastewater workers.
The Vanguard Pathogen Defense System from KEG removes up to 98% of bacteria and viruses found on the jet hose.
This device is designed to sanitize the sewer jetter and CCTV trucks and to keep the operators of these pieces of equipment safe from viruses and bacteria commonly found in the sewer environment. This unique system is effective in killing a multitude of pathogens, including coronavirus.
The system provides a spray nozzle attachment that lets your crew apply Santi-Solution, an anti-viral, anti-bacterial solution, to external controls, the work area and commonly-touched surfaces on their trucks. It also allows sewer workers with cleaning and killing power and water volume needed for effective clean-up.
Easy to Install and Use
The modular design and complete installation kit enable you to install the system on any make or model of CCTV truck, jet or combination truck in just two to three hours. Everything you need is included — nuts, bolts, washers, tubes and fittings.
With just a touch of a button, the Vanguard System pumps Sani-Solution through a delivery hose to a lightweight spray nozzle attachment or manhole roller.
Operating the Vanguard System costs just a few dollars a day. That investment is paid for by a significant reduction in worker sick days and potential reduction in health and liability insurance premiums.
Built to Last
Made from stainless steel, the highest quality mechanical components and 6061 aircraft aluminum, the Vanguard System is built to last and proudly made in the USA.
To learn more about how the KEG Vanguard Pathogen Defense System can protect your sewer cleaning team and community, contact Haaker today.