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Head Teachers Role in Controlling Legionella in Schools
If you are a Head Teacher what are your responsibilities in relation to preventing or controlling Legionella in your school?
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Point of use filters are described as a temporary control measure
This blog is based on a Healthcare webinar question, however the content on Point of Use Filters is a really helpful read for all industry sectors!
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Legionella in Schools: key points for good water management
  Good water safety management within school properties can be distilled into the following areas: 1 – Determining management arrangements and responsibility; 2 – Establishing the level of risk...
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Compliance and Legionella Risk Assessment
  As a reminder to us all, the HSE state that it is a legal requirement for every employer and self-employed person to assess the health and safety risks arising out of their work. The purpose of...
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Legionella & School Holidays – What Should I Do?
If you are a Duty Holder or appointed Responsible Person, e.g. head teacher, business manager, maintenance manager or property owner, you have a legal responsibility to ensure that the occupants...
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Legionella Control – a guide for Facilities Management organisations
As a Facilities Management company what are your responsibilities when it comes to the control of waterborne pathogens such as legionella (amongst others)? Well, it may be as simple as what is...
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5 Step Guide: Legionella Risk Management - Education Estates Managers
  What is the appetite for risk amongst managers of education estates with responsibility for health & safety? We would expect such organisations to operate on the basis that risks to health and...
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Water Hygiene - The impact of self-isolating
Covid-19 has impacted us all, both personally and professionally since early 2020 and the subsequent periods of enforced self-isolation have of course, caused all sorts of detrimental impacts and...
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Legionella in Railway Water Systems
Recent press coverage both nationally and in the Greater London area highlighted further evidence that Legionella bacteria can be found lurking in little considered domestic water systems – this...
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How Safe is Your Water Fountain? Considerations for External Water Features
  The ‘safety’ of a fountain/water feature will ultimately be determined by the risk management process used to protect individuals from waterborne infection and potentially subsequent disease.
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