Water Hygiene Centre Blog

 

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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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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Authorising Engineer [Water] – Experiences to Share
  Although under the HTM / SHTM regulations, Authorising Engineers should be appointed to carry out annual audits, to help with appointments and to provide assurance to the boards / trusts that...
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Water Hygiene Centre - Welcome back London
The Water Hygiene Centre is pleased to announce we are now offering all water hygiene services to organisations in London.
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Legionella Risk Assessment – An Animal Interest Story
    Our Legionella Risk Assessors travel the length and breadth of the British Isles, from the Shetland Islands in the north, to the Channel Islands in the south. They also get to visit a wide...
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Post Lockdown Reoccupation of Properties
  Now that we can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel and businesses start to re-occupy all of their properties, in this blog we will give some pointers for consideration for when the...
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