Are Sentinel Points Driving You Loopy?
2014 saw the publication of ‘HSG274 - Part 2’  by the HSE, which introduced a slightly different way of monitoring hot water systems.
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The Control of Legionella in Care Homes
The term ‘care home’ may be used to describe a wide range of properties of varying size and complexity catering for people with a wide range of needs. Whilst care providers tend to specialise in...
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Download the FREE case study:  An engineering risk assessment minimises the risk of Pseudomonas aeruginosa contamination and saves lives.
Case Study: An engineering risk assessment minimises the risk of Pseudomonas aeruginosa contamination and saves lives.  Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an infectious bacteria that can cause chronic...
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Guide to Records & Record Keeping for Water Safety
In this blog we are going to consider records for water safety. When we say ‘records’ we don’t mean the round vinyl LP type (Handel’s ‘Water Music’, anyone?). No. We are focusing on records that...
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Hidden Issues
  Always nice to remove a panel to find a multitude of hidden issues. A legacy of questionable competence!
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Who can be appointed as an RP, DRP, AP or CP?
 In this blog we explore the various roles that exist within an organisations water safety team and who is the most appropriate person to fill each of these positions.
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Pseudomonas Sampling
The Department of Health guidance HTM04-01 requires healthcare organisations to have an established Water Safety Group [WSG] and a defined Water Safety Plan [WSP].  The Water Safety Plan details...
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Download the FREE Case Study: A new approach to assessing the need for completing legionella risk assessments.
Case Study: Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (RCHT) improves the approach to assess the need for completing legionella risk assessments. The two-year risk assessment review frequency,...
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All about Legionella Risk Assessments
 The objective of this article is to provide a more detailed overview of the importance of getting your legionella risk assessment right. There are a variety of types of risk assessment, it is...
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The Water Safety Group, explained…
This group, the ‘water safety group’ [WSG], isn’t a new idea! The concept of the Water Safety Group was first outlined in the Department of Health’s HTM04-01 addendum and the subsequent revision...
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