Water Hygiene Centre Blog

 

Understanding TVC's
  To better understand a ‘total viable count’ (TVC), it may be prudent to ask the following questions: What is a TVC and why do we sample/test for TVC? When do we sample/test for TVC? How do we...
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Steps to Take for Getting Projects Right at the Design Stage?
  The Water Hygiene Centre’s collective of Authorising Engineers [Water] have noticed a sharp increase in requests for supporting clients with their new projects [big and small] in the last twelve...
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New Builds – Pitfalls and Downfalls
The handover of any new build or construction project, is the culmination of a complex process to provide often much needed facilities.
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Legionella Training - Everything You Need to Know
‘Walkies, legionella’, ‘heel, legionella’, interesting thoughts to have with the title ‘Legionella Training’. Sadly, we’re not able to train legionella to behave in a certain way: now that would...
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Why You Should Refresh Your Legionella Training
  Many Estates and Facilities staff may well say the basics of Legionella training doesn’t fundamentally change over time – indeed what worked 30 years ago, works just as well today especially if...
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Legionella - The Need for Sufficient Water Hygiene Training
  When we consider the importance of adequate Legionella training, it may first of all be prudent to acknowledge that ‘ignorance is not a defence’ in the eyes of the law…!
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Legionella Awareness Training – Who Should Attend?
    Legionella training is a legal requirement for anyone with a responsibility for the prevention and control of legionella within the workplace. 
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Legionella Risk Assessments During Lockdown – Third Time’s a Charm?
  The UK has been placed into its third lockdown and as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, businesses, schools, offices and many other buildings have once again had their use drastically...
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Water Hygiene Considerations for Leisure Centres and Gyms
  Like all commercial buildings, leisure centres and gyms should follow guidance set out by the HSE regarding water safety and hygiene. Guidance such as the HSE’s ACoP L8 with the supporting...
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Seasons Greetings from everyone at the Water Hygiene Centre
  As 2020 finally draws to a close and the festive season is now upon us, we would like to share with you some Christmas cheer with a hand drawn card by our very own Managing Directors nephew,...
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