The Health & Safety Executive’s HSG274 Legionnaires’ Disease: Technical Guidance Part 2 states that any outlet “not used for a period equal to or greater than seven days” should be classed as a little used outlet and that “for high risk populations, e.g. healthcare and care homes, more frequent flushing may be required as indicated by the risk assessment”.
Ever wondered how to flush outlets, this short video explains how...
Things to be Aware Of:
Identifying if you have any Little Used Outlets
Who can provide you with the knowledge to maintain and identify
Identifying who is going to be involved in the management of little used outlets - as well as their knowledge and training
Establishing a process for completing the task and reviewing it
Editors Note: The information provided in this blog is correct at date of original publication - July 2018.
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