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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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Property Management Guide to Legionella Risk Assessments
If you are a Property Management Company, you will typically take responsibility for the management, maintenance, security and upkeep of a variety of properties. These properties may include...
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A day in the life…of a Commercial Manager…
  Let me introduce myself, I’m Richard and I am the Commercial Manager at the Water Hygiene Centre. I am based at our Oxfordshire Head Office at Cornbury Park on the edge of the Cotswolds.
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Legionella Incident Investigation – What’s involved?
Sampling for Legionella should be routinely carried out as indicated by your Legionella risk assessment. A sampling plan can then be created. BS8554 and BS7592-2022 Sampling for Legionella bacteria...
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Tips for the control of waterborne pathogens in healthcare
Whilst ‘temperature’ is the accepted ‘traditional method of control’ for controlling waterborne bacteria such as Legionella risk within healthcare water distribution systems (ACoP L8, HSG274 Part 2...
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Legionella - Role of the Responsible Person and Duty Holder
This blog hopes to answer questions received from our clients regarding the clarification of roles undertaken by the Dutyholder and the Responsible Person (Water). 
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Why am I still getting TVCs after disinfecting and flushing?
  In this blog, we discuss reasons why a disinfection, sampling and flushing strategy may not have worked as intended, leaving undesirable levels of TVCs.
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The Hidden Dangers in Hospital Water Systems
Due to their complex design and often considerable size, hospital water systems can harbour a multitude of pathogens and microorganisms.  Amongst the most common in healthcare water systems are...
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How to efficiently organise meetings.
  How many of us have meetings to attend i.e. Water Safety Group or Water Safety Plan workshops? These meetings can either be face to face, over the phone and via Teams and Zoom [the new way of...
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Water Safety Projects: Design Control – Getting it right!
  Historically, the interface between stakeholders involved in projects (i.e. new developments or refurbishments) and the Water Safety Group [WSG] has always been somewhat limited. This may be due to...
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