The Water Safety Group, explained…

Posted by Paul Limbrick on Oct 3, 2018 11:37:45 AM

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 of the HTM04-01 in 2016 provided updated guidance on the remit and aims of the group.

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Topics: General, Written Scheme/Water Safety Plan, Authorising Engineer (Water)

Developing a ‘plan’ for controlling the risk of Legionnaires’ Disease

Posted by Paul Limbrick on Jul 5, 2018 1:51:41 PM


The single most important aspect of good water management is having a ‘plan’, hence the expression; ‘fail to plan, then plan to fail’!

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Topics: General, Written Scheme/Water Safety Plan

Where does my Legionella Risk Assessment fit into my Water Safety Plan?

Posted by Water Hygiene Centre on Aug 24, 2017 9:58:00 AM

The requirement to identify and evaluate risks is embedded in UK health & safety regulations.

Where there is deemed to be a foreseeable risk in regards to bacterial proliferation, a risk assessment must be carried out by a suitable independent body, for the purpose of determining the risk to the users of the building in regards to potential harm from water-borne pathogens.

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Topics: General, Written Scheme/Water Safety Plan

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