Blog Posts by Peter Gunn


Peter Gunn

Peter has been acting as an AE [water] and providing competent help services to multiple public sector and public services client in both the Midlands and North of England since 2004, and working within Legionellosis risk management since 1997. Peter currently acts as AE [water] for 11 large public services client’s including University’s, Councils, Healthcare and Constabularies.
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A Legionella Safety Checklist for Private Healthcare
  The private or independent healthcare sector is largely made up of hospitals and clinics which are run independently of the National Health Service [NHS]. They are normally run by a commercial...
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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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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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Your Water Safety Group’s Training Program Explained...
  Both Legionella management and more broadly Water Safety Groups’ [WSG] have been utilised to review and control strategic and operational water hygiene issues for many years now, but the diverse...
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Water Safety & Legionella training for Infection Prevention and Control
  The Need for Appropriate Training Infection Prevention and Control [IPC] staff have an increasingly key-role to play in today’s water safety management approach within Healthcare property...
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Is there risk of Legionella in ice machines?
  During 2017, I like many in the water hygiene industry came across a BBC watchdog investigation that confirmed that Ice from three major coffee chains in the UK had been found to contain faecal...
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Legionella Control for Construction Sites
  Having started my working career site engineering in the wind and rain of construction sites across the North of England in the late 1980’s, it’s true to say the potential risks from bacteria...
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Local Authorities & Legionella
  Background - For each of the 343 Local authorities in England, Legionella risk management remains a difficult and costly balancing act. Local government in England operates under either a one...
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Protecting Residents from Legionnaires’ Disease
  Should we be concerned? Legionellosis risks from hot and cold water systems in most residential settings are generally considered to be low owing to regular water usage and turnover. It’s also...
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What's lurking in your Hot Tub?
  I confess – despite an acute awareness of the potential dangers of hot tubs and other similar spa facilities combined with a long held professional belief that caution is the order of the day –...
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