Water Hygiene Centre Blog

 

University, College and School Legionella Training
  A simple internet search using the words, “Legionella and Schools” identifies many news articles with instances of schools being closed following a Legionella “outbreak”.  
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Water Safety & Legionella: How to improve your record keeping?
  In our recent blog What are 'Good Records' for water safety? we learnt what water safety records are, why we need to keep them, and how to make them “good”.  In this blog, we discuss ways to...
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BS 8580-2:2022 explained, including Engineering Assessments
    Commonly, Legionella risk assessments do not consider the risks from microbial hazards such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P.aeruginosa) and other waterborne pathogens.  
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TMV Maintenance – Lessons Learnt!
In this blog we will discuss; what we have learnt about TMV Maintenance, how these lessons have been applied and what we should consider for future improvement.
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TMVs - What are they and why are they used?
  In this blog we will discuss; what are TMVs, why they are required, when they should be indicated for use and the risks associated with their use or non-use.  
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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
    Christmas is just around the corner, trees are being decorated, stockings are at the ready and Santa letters  are well on their way. As the festive season is well and truly upon us we would like...
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Legionella sampling: Part 2 - technique & chain of custody
Last week we looked at the planning process required before any samples are taken. This week we get down to the ‘nuts and bolts’ of bottle filling.  
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Legionella sampling: Part 1 - What's your sampling strategy?
Sampling of water systems for Legionella, Pseudomonas aeruginosa or bacteriological can be somewhat daunting, with thoughts of ‘do I need to sample’, ‘how to take a sample’ and ‘where should I send...
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John Murray - Authorising Engineer [Water] for Water Hygiene Centre
  As the Water Hygiene Centre continues to grow, we are pleased to welcome to the team John Murray. John will be a Senior Consultant and will provide Authorising Engineer [Water] duties to our...
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Infrequently used outlet flushing
It is important that those managing or planning the flushing needs of any Infrequently used outlet consider the task fully, they should not simply apply the controls listed in HSG 274-part 2 Table...
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