Blog Posts by Peter Gunn

 

Peter Gunn

Peter has been acting as an AE [water] and providing competent help services to multiple public sector and public services client in both the Midlands and North of England since 2004, and working within Legionellosis risk management since 1997. Peter currently acts as AE [water] for 11 large public services client’s including University’s, Councils, Healthcare and Constabularies.
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I’ve received my Legionella Risk Assessment – What now?
  Whilst at an organisational level the receipt of your latest Legionella risk assessment (RA) report is certainly evidence of your awareness of the need to meet guidance, at an operational level...
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Water Coolers in Healthcare Environments
  Well Summer has well and truly arrived with the extreme heatwave some of us are experiencing this week. It also sees a rise in temperatures and in some cases uncomfortable working conditions....
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Why separate Legionella Risk Assessments from remedials? - Hospitals
Carrying out  Legionella risk assessments in your hospital is vital for preventing outbreaks of Legionnaires' disease and can provide additional information about avoiding contamination of the water...
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Local Authorities & Legionella
  For each of the 333 Local authorities in England, Legionella risk management remains a difficult and costly balancing act. Local government in England operates under either a one tier system -...
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New BS 8580-2:2022 - Pseudomonas Risk Assessments explained
    Commonly, Legionella risk assessments do not consider the risks from microbial hazards such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa and other waterborne pathogens. To address this, a new Standard BS8580-2...
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Legionella Control for Commercial Real Estate Companies
  The primary responsibility of a commercial real estate company is to support and assist landlords with the rental of their properties. This includes marketing and leasing, rent collection,...
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Water Hygiene - The impact of self-isolating
Covid-19 has impacted us all, both personally and professionally since early 2020 and the subsequent periods of enforced self-isolation have of course, caused all sorts of detrimental impacts and...
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Legionella in Railway Water Systems
Recent press coverage both nationally and in the Greater London area highlighted further evidence that Legionella bacteria can be found lurking in little considered domestic water systems – this time...
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Legionella Risk London: Lessons learnt at famous apartments
  On the 20th March 2019 the London Evening Standard reported that Public Health England had confirmed a case of Legionnaires’ disease within the Dolphin Square complex of private flats in Pimlico,...
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Legionella Flushing Regime – Why Are They So Important?
  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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