Blog Posts About Legionella Risk Assessment (2)
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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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Legionella Risk Assessments at the Commissioning Stage
Although it’s a well known legal requirement within Health & Safety legislation to undertake a Legionella risk assessment of your water systems, perhaps less well known is the value of undertaking...
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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 true...
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Risk Assessment – Agreeing the Terms of Reference
  There are many reasons why a risk assessment project may stray off course or unveil nasty surprises. Here are a few problems that may arise during a project along with potential solutions:
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Hotelier: Legionella risk assessment completed! Now what?
This blog has been prompted on the back of a brief conversation, in which the hotelier believed that having had a Legionella risk assessment completed, the hotel was compliant with the law and there...
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New BS 8580-1:2019 Legionella Risk Assessment
Image credit: BSI In January 2019, BSI Standards Limited released the new, updated ‘BS 8580-1:2019 Water Quality – Risk Assessments for Legionella Control – Code of Practice’. This blog is designed...
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Legionella Risk Assessments - Hospitality & Leisure: Part 2
In Part 1, we covered some common problems you may face when commissioning Legionella risk assessments. We now take a look at what your risk assessment should include to comply with current guidance...
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Legionella Risk Assessments - Hospitality & Leisure: Part 1
If you are the hotel manager, maintenance manager or property owner you have a legal responsibility and accountability to ensure that occupiers of your premises are suitably protected from water...
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All about Legionella Risk Assessments
 The objective of this article is to provide a more detailed overview of the importance of getting your legionella risk assessment right. There are a variety of types of risk assessment, it is...
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Legionella Risk Assessments Explained…
Risk assessments are the ‘cornerstone’ of health and safety. As a reminder to us all, the HSE state ‘It is a legal requirement for every employer and self-employed person to make an assessment of the...
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