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Download the FREE case study:  Training Needs - The Success That Comes With Getting It Right

Posted by Daniel Pitcher on Jan 9, 2019 10:00:58 AM

Case Study:  Training Needs - The Success That Comes With Getting It Right! 

When it comes to water risk management, it is vital to ensure those appointed to monitor and assess the safety are sufficiently trained and can effectively identify hazards such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa contamination. With professional and expert training comes success in maintaining the water safety in your organisation, as we have seen in Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

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Download the FREE case study:  An engineering risk assessment minimises the risk of Pseudomonas aeruginosa contamination and saves lives.

Posted by Daniel Pitcher on Nov 20, 2018 9:13:48 AM

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 disease in humans, plants and animals. In 2013 there was an outbreak in Belfast which lead to the deaths of three new-born babies, an unfortunate event which has given rise to major concerns in hospitals. After tests returned positive counts of the bacteria in the water at King's Mill hospital, it was time to take action. 

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Download the FREE Case Study: A new approach to assessing the need for completing legionella risk assessments.

Posted by Daniel Pitcher on Oct 16, 2018 11:57:24 AM

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, outlined by the HSE, was removed from guidance in 2013 which meant the process for reviewing legionella risk assessments needed to be re-established. 

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All about Legionella Risk Assessments

Posted by Daniel Pitcher on Oct 9, 2018 9:39:57 AM

 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 important your risk assessment is carried out professionally and correctly in accordance with HSE guidance.

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‘Checking in… time to check out Legionnaires’ disease' - Hotels and the risk of Legionnaires’ disease [LD]

Posted by Daniel Pitcher on Sep 6, 2018 9:30:26 AM

In recent months there have been numerous published cases of Legionnaires’ disease associated with hotels:

The question must be, why does Legionnaires’ disease occur in hotels and what should hoteliers be doing to ensure the health, safety and welfare of their guests who’ve checked in…?

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The Water Hygiene Centre was established in 2009 to address the lack of independent consultancy within the industry. Since then we have established ourselves as a market leader and have steadily grown, helping clients identify and minimise the risk of waterborne contamination and disease, whilst improving compliance performance.

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