Blog Posts About Legionella Risk Assessment

 

How often should I complete my Legionella Risk Assessment?
UK legislation places a duty on building owners and those in charge of premises to manage the risks to health and safety associated with water systems. 
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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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Council’s and Housing stock – how to manage Legionella
This blog attempts to answer a conundrum regularly pondered by Councils, housing associations and private landlords…. “do our 1000’s houses need a Legionella Risk Assessment?”  The regular response...
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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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Appointment of Contractors for Local Authorities
This month’s blog looks at the considerations any local authority should make in determining how to appoint a contractor/contractors to support them to ensure that water systems are microbiologically...
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Compliance and Legionella Risk Assessment
  As a reminder to us all, the HSE state that it is a legal requirement for every employer and self-employed person to assess the health and safety risks arising out of their work. The purpose of an...
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Post Lockdown Reoccupation of Properties
  Now that we can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel and businesses start to re-occupy all of their properties, in this blog we will give some pointers for consideration for when the...
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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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Separating Legionella Risk Assessments and Remedial Works
  Identifying and assessing risks is the first key to good health and safety management. In the Legionella industry the risk assessment is no different, and a requirement under the HSE’s Approved...
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Legionella Risk Assessments During Covid Lockdown
  As a result of the UK being placed in to it's third lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, businesses, schools, offices and many other buildings once again had their use drastically altered –...
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