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Legionella in Hotels – Everything you need to know
Legionella pneumophila bacteria was identified after the American Legion held its annual three-day convention.  Within a few weeks of the convention closing 211 of the attendees had contracted a...
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The Hidden Dangers in Hotel Water Systems
Hotel water systems may be large, complex or aging or a combination of all three and this can make them susceptible to colonisation by microorganisms including Legionella bacteria, the causative...
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Management of dead legs and blind ends in water systems
There is a requirement for all building managers to ensure the safety of the public and employees so far as reasonably practicable. This requirement is set out in the Health and Safety at Work Act...
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“In the summer time when the weather is fine….”
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...
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Is there a Legionella risk in Hotels?
Following our recent blog ‘Top Five Ways to Tackle Legionnaires’ Disease in Hotels & other Tourist Accommodation’, we look at the prevalence on Legionnaires’ disease in the hotel industry and the...
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The Benefits of an Environmental Management System
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,...
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5 Ways to Tackle Legionnaires’ Disease in Hotels
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay  In the blog this week we suggest five ways that Managers of Hotels and other tourist accommodation can be prepared for managing water safely…
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Deep down in the undergrowth of your garden is there Legionella?
Image by Tony-Media from Pixabay  In today’s world people are trying to save money, lead healthier lifestyles, eat healthier foods and be more active. Many people take pride in their gardens and...
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‘Quick’, ‘quick’! There is something very obviously wrong here…
  Can you spot the issue in this photo? - Feel free to comment below on any problems you spot and we'll get right back to you.
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15 Step Plan to Reduce Legionella Risks in Tourist Accommodation
Image by Moonglow from Pixabay  With the Easter holidays approaching many people will be thinking of getting away for a few days. However, European statistics indicate that more than 1000...
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