All about Legionella Risk Assessments

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

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 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.

In this article you will find:

  • What is the difference between a legionella and a water risk assessment?
  • What a legionella risk assessment must include...
  • Legionella risk assessment frequency
  • The main differences between a legionella and water risk assessment
  • Mistakes to avoid in a legionella risk assessment
  • The importance of suitable and sufficient legionella training
  • Legionella in healthcare organisations
  • Legionella news: HSE investigation



Editors Note: The information provided in this blog is correct at date of original publication - October 2018. 

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Topics: Legionella Risk Assessment

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