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Understanding TVC's
  To better understand a ‘total viable count’ (TVC), it may be prudent to ask the following questions: What is a TVC and why do we sample/test for TVC? When do we sample/test for TVC? How do we...
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Legionella Risk: 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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Legionella Training - Why should you refresh yours?
  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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Legionella risk in Leisure Centres and Gyms
The Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group’s Swimming Pool Water: Treatment and quality standards for pools and spas and the HSE’s HSG282 document offer guidance concerning pool water hygiene. Like all...
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Seasons Greetings from everyone at the Water Hygiene Centre
  As 2020 finally draws to a close and the festive season is now upon us, we would like to share with you some Christmas cheer with a hand drawn card by our very own Managing Directors nephew, Henry,...
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Your Water Safety Group’s Training Program Explained...
  Both Legionella management and more broadly Water Safety Groups’ [WSG] have been utilised to review and control strategic and operational water hygiene issues for many years now, but the diverse...
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Is there a Legionella Risk in Pubs?
  Pubs are no longer just places to get a drink, they also have restaurants and many offer accommodation and therefore could be thought of as small hotels: in fact one key factor to consider is that...
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How social distancing can increase the risk of Legionella
  How social distancing can increase the risk of Legionella - 'Sinks & toilets out of order' We currently live in a world where the term ‘Social distancing’ is widely understood and in most cases is...
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Infection Prevention and Control Training - Legionella
  The Need for Appropriate Training Infection Prevention and Control [IPC] staff have an increasingly key-role to play in today’s water safety management approach within Healthcare property...
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Is there risk of Legionella in ice machines?
  During 2017, I like many in the water hygiene industry came across a BBC watchdog investigation that confirmed that Ice from three major coffee chains in the UK had been found to contain faecal...
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