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Hotel Guest Died After Contracting Legionnaires' Disease
Image credit: Google Maps Back in 2018 ITV reported on the closure of the  Grade II listed Ramada Hall Hotel after Legionella bacteria was found in water samples. Another article was published in...
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The Water Hygiene Centre turns 10!
The 9th February 2019 marks 10 years of operations for the Water Hygiene Centre!   Having reached this significant milestone, we’d like to say ‘Thank You’ to our clients for their belief and...
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The importance of Legionella training for hotel workers
Image by Engin Akyurt from Pixabay  Conventional wisdom has it that most cases of Legionnaires’ disease associated with water systems in the built-environment could have been prevented and...
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I have a Pseudomonas aeruginosa count – what next?
To understand the actions that should be taken when a positive Pseudomonas aeruginosa [P. aeruginosa] test results is received, it is prudent to first understand more about this opportunistic...
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FREE: The Success That Comes With Getting it Right
Case Study:  Training Needs - The Success That Comes With Getting It Right!  When it comes to water risk management, it is vital to ensure those appointed to monitor and assess the safety are...
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Legionella Risk Assessments for Hospitality & Leisure – Part 2
Image by Nenad Maric from Pixabay  In Part 1, we covered some common problems you may face when commissioning Legionella risk assessments. We now take a look at what your risk assessment should...
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Win a place on our Legionnaires' Disease Management Training
As the festive season is upon us, we thought we would lighten the mood by posting our Christmas Card drawn by Jack - Age 8, along with an opportunity for you to win some Legionella training. 
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Legionella Risk Assessments for Hospitality & Leisure – Part 1
Image by Peter H from Pixabay  If you are the hotel manager, maintenance manager or property owner you have a legal responsibility and accountability to ensure that occupiers of your premises are...
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Are Sentinel Points Driving You Loopy?
2014 saw the publication of ‘HSG274 - Part 2’  by the HSE, which introduced a slightly different way of monitoring hot water systems.
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The Control of Legionella in Care Homes
The term ‘care home’ may be used to describe a wide range of properties of varying size and complexity catering for people with a wide range of needs. Whilst care providers tend to specialise in...
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