Temperature control is widely recognised as the traditional means to reduce the risk of Legionella within domestic hot and cold water systems. The correct method for taking a temperature from an outlet is important to demonstrate that a temperature control strategy is compliant.
This video outlines how to take accurate hot and cold water temperatures.
This Video Covers;
- What you need for correctly taking temperatures
- How to accurately take temperature readings and record them
Temperature parameters will be determined by the occupant susceptibility within the building, these parameters are detailed in: Health Technical Memorandum 04-01: Safe Water in healthcare premises. Part B: Operational management.
Editors Note: The information provided in this blog is correct at date of original publication - August 2018.
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