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Risk assessment reduces risk of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Case Study: An engineering risk assessment minimises the risk of Pseudomonas aeruginosa contamination and saves lives.  Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an infectious bacteria that can cause chronic...
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Guide to Records & Record Keeping for Water Safety
Image by Siggy Nowak from Pixabay  In this blog we are going to consider records for water safety. When we say ‘records’ we don’t mean the round vinyl LP type (Handel’s ‘Water Music’, anyone?)....
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Hidden Issues
  Always nice to remove a panel to find a multitude of hidden issues. A legacy of questionable competence!
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Who can be appointed as an RP, DRP, AP or CP?
 In this blog we explore the various roles that exist within an organisations water safety team and who is the most appropriate person to fill each of these positions.
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Pseudomonas Sampling
The Department of Health guidance HTM04-01 requires healthcare organisations to have an established Water Safety Group [WSG] and a defined Water Safety Plan [WSP].  The Water Safety Plan details...
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FREE: Assessing the need for legionella risk assessments
Case Study: Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (RCHT) improves the approach to assess the need for completing legionella risk assessments. The two-year risk assessment review frequency,...
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All about Legionella Risk Assessments
 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...
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The Water Safety Group, explained…
This group, the ‘water safety group’ [WSG], isn’t a new idea! The concept of the Water Safety Group was first outlined in the Department of Health’s HTM04-01 addendum and the subsequent revision...
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Legionella Control for Housing
Image Credit: Adobe Stock  Landlords have a legal responsibility to ensure the health and safety of their tenants by keeping property safe and free from health hazards.
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I have a positive Legionella count - What do i do?
The likelihood of Legionella bacteria being present within domestic or other water systems, typically comes as no surprise to all those who have an involvement with water safety. As we know,...
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