Blog Posts About Legionella Risk Assessment

 

Separating Legionella Risk Assessments and Remedial Works
  Identifying and assessing risks is the first key to good health and safety management. In the Legionella industry the risk assessment is no different, and a requirement under the HSE’s Approved...
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Legionella Risk Assessments During Lockdown – Third Time’s a Charm?
  The UK has been placed into its third lockdown and as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, businesses, schools, offices and many other buildings have once again had their use drastically...
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Is Legionella testing a legal requirement?
  We regularly get calls and messages from people asking if we can do ‘legionella testing’ for them. Sometimes it becomes apparent that they aren’t sure what they are actually asking for, or why!
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Local Authorities & Legionella
  Background - For each of the 343 Local authorities in England, Legionella risk management remains a difficult and costly balancing act. Local government in England operates under either a one...
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Water Risk Assessments at the Commissioning Stage –
Water Risk Assessments at the Commissioning Stage – How to Stop Being Dealt a Bad Hand Although it’s a well known legal requirement within Health &...
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Post Lockdown Reoccupation of Properties
  Recently we published our advice 'Water management considerations during the lock-down period [COVID-19 precautions]' which was designed to give advice whilst we are in the lockdown. In this...
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Protecting Residents from Legionnaires’ Disease
  Should we be concerned? Legionellosis risks from hot and cold water systems in most residential settings are generally considered to be low owing to regular water usage and turnover. It’s also...
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Risk Assessment – Agreeing the Terms of Reference
  There are many reasons why a risk assessment project may stray off course or unveil nasty surprises. Here are a few problems that may arise during a project along with potential solutions:
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Hotelier: I’ve got my legionella risk assessment completed, that’s it
This blog has been prompted on the back of a brief conversation, in which the hotelier believed that having had a legionella risk assessment completed , the hotel was compliant with the law and...
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Legionella Risk Assessment – New British Standard
Image credit: BSI In January 2019, BSI Standards Limited released the new, updated ‘BS 8580-1:2019 Water Quality – Risk Assessments for Legionella Control – Code of Practice’. This blog is...
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