Joseph Charlett

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“In the summer time when the weather is fine….”

Posted by Joseph Charlett on Jun 4, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Mungo Jerry may have been a fantastic pop artiste, but I’d wager that he wasn’t aware of the hidden dangers lurking in our summer water fountains?...

There is no finer time than the summer for taking a walk and enjoying the local scenery. If you are lucky, you may have a water fountain or water feature to take in and enjoy, but are there any potential risks to something so simple and seemingly innocuous? The short answer is, Yes!

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Why Go Green? The Benefits of an Environmental Management System

Posted by Joseph Charlett on May 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Climate change, pollution, single use plastics and mass protests in the capital city, in today’s world, the signs that we need to do more for the environment have never been clearer! As a society, our awareness of the human impact on our planet has grown substantially; raising some serious concerns and causing a vast shift in attitudes towards the environment.

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Pseudomonas Sampling

Posted by Joseph Charlett on Oct 25, 2018 1:56:01 PM

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 WSP details how the organisation shall manage and minimise the risks to health from various aspects, ranging from clinical risks, microbial and chemical contamination, changes to the water system, resilience of the water supply etc.  One of the microbial risks associated with water is Pseudomonas aeruginosa. 

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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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