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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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 Water quality. Risk assessments for Pseudomonas aeruginosa 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 – Lessons Learnt from One of London’s Most Famous Apartment Blocks
  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 and What Are the Do’s and Don’ts?
  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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A Legionella Safety Checklist for Private Healthcare
  The private or independent healthcare sector is largely made up of hospitals and clinics which are run independently of the National Health Service [NHS]. They are normally run by a commercial...
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New Builds – Pitfalls and Downfalls
The handover of any new build or construction project, is the culmination of a complex process to provide often much needed facilities.
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Why You Should Refresh Your Legionella Training
  Many Estates and Facilities staff may well say the basics of Legionella training doesn’t fundamentally change over time – indeed what worked 30 years ago, works just as well today especially if we...
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