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Water Hygiene Centre

The Water Hygiene Centre was established in 2009 to address the lack of independent water hygiene consultancy within the industry. From our humble beginnings, we have established ourselves as a market leader, helping clients identify and minimise the risk of waterborne contamination and disease, whilst improving compliance performance.
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IOSH Midlands: Chain of Infection, a reservoir of organisms
Water out of the tap, what’s the issue...?  Water is the giver of life.  Water is also the home of ‘waterborne pathogens’ such as Legionella and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.  These are naturally occurring...
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IOSH Merseyside - Practical Approaches to Water Safety
  We’ve all seen the ‘crazy’ health and safety photos such as the worker on the A-frame ladder in the swimming pool whilst drilling into the ceiling above! Well, this presentation is along the same...
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Legionella Sampling Video
Sampling for Legionella, it is advised that water sampling is undertaken to demonstrate the effectiveness of the established control scheme and is not considered a control measure itself. Sampling of...
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Temperature Monitoring Video
Temperature control is widely recognised as the traditional means to reduce Legionella risk within domestic hot and cold water systems. The correct method for taking a temperature from an outlet is...
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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].    
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Legionella - Flushing Little Used Water Outlets
  The Legionella flushing regime remains one of the key tools in the armoury of any Estates or buildings manager when attempting to minimise potential Legionella bacterial growth and proliferation...
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Calorifiers - Internal Inspection Example
Here is a quick example of how you can complete your annual DHW calorifier inspection using a borescope.
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