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Understanding TVC's
  To better understand a ‘total viable count’ (TVC), it may be prudent to ask the following questions: What is a TVC and why do we sample/test for TVC? When do we sample/test for TVC? How do we...
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New Builds – Pitfalls and Downfalls
The handover of any new build or construction project, is the culmination of a complex process to provide often much needed facilities.
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Why You Should Refresh Your Legionella Training
  Many Estates and Facilities staff may well say the basics of Legionella training doesn’t fundamentally change over time – indeed what worked 30 years ago, works just as well today especially if...
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Legionella Awareness Training – Who Should Attend?
    Legionella training is a legal requirement for anyone with a responsibility for the prevention and control of legionella within the workplace. 
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Water Hygiene Considerations for Leisure Centres and Gyms
  Like all commercial buildings, leisure centres and gyms should follow guidance set out by the HSE regarding water safety and hygiene. Guidance such as the HSE’s ACoP L8 with the supporting...
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Seasons Greetings from everyone at the Water Hygiene Centre
  As 2020 finally draws to a close and the festive season is now upon us, we would like to share with you some Christmas cheer with a hand drawn card by our very own Managing Directors nephew,...
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Your Water Safety Group’s Training Program Explained...
  Both Legionella management and more broadly Water Safety Groups’ [WSG] have been utilised to review and control strategic and operational water hygiene issues for many years now, but the diverse...
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Is there a Legionella Risk in Pubs?
  Pubs are no longer just places to get a drink, they also have restaurants and many offer accommodation and therefore could be thought of as small hotels: in fact one key factor to consider is...
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How social distancing can increase the risk of Legionella
  How social distancing can increase the risk of Legionella - 'Sinks & toilets out of order' We currently live in a world where the term ‘Social distancing’ is widely understood and in most cases...
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Water Safety & Legionella training for Infection Prevention and Control
  The Need for Appropriate Training Infection Prevention and Control [IPC] staff have an increasingly key-role to play in today’s water safety management approach within Healthcare property...
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