Blog Posts About Legionella Risk Assessment

 

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...
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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...
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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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Water Hygiene – 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...
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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 Lockdown – Third Time’s a Charm?
  The UK has been placed into its third lockdown and as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, businesses, schools, offices and many other buildings have once again had their use drastically...
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Is Legionella testing a legal requirement?
  We regularly get calls and messages from people asking if we can do ‘legionella testing’ for them. Sometimes it becomes apparent that they aren’t sure what they are actually asking for, or why!
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Local Authorities & Legionella
  Background - For each of the 343 Local authorities in England, Legionella risk management remains a difficult and costly balancing act. Local government in England operates under either a one...
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Water Risk Assessments at the Commissioning Stage –
  Water Risk Assessments at the Commissioning Stage – How to Stop Being Dealt a Bad Hand Although it’s a well known legal requirement within Health & Safety legislation to undertake a risk...
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Protecting Residents from Legionnaires’ Disease
  Should we be concerned? Legionellosis risks from hot and cold water systems in most residential settings are generally considered to be low owing to regular water usage and turnover. It’s also...
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