Blog Posts About Role of the Responsible Person


Legionella Training for Schools, Colleges, and Universities
  A simple internet search using the words, “Legionella Schools” will find many news articles with instances of schools being shut following a Legionella “outbreak”.   Maintenance manager who raised...
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Legionella in Schools: key points for good water management
  Good water safety management within school properties can be distilled into the following areas: 1 – Determining management arrangements and responsibility; 2 – Establishing the level of risk and...
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Why You Should Refresh Your Legionella Training
  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 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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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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FREE: The Success That Comes With Getting it Right
Case Study:  Training Needs - The Success That Comes With Getting It Right!  When it comes to water risk management, it is vital to ensure those appointed to monitor and assess the safety are...
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Who can be appointed as an RP, DRP, AP or CP?
 In this blog we explore the various roles that exist within an organisations water safety team and who is the most appropriate person to be appointed to fill each of these positions.
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Responsible Person – are you competent enough?
 The appointed ‘Responsible Person [Water]’ [RP[W]] is typically the Head of Estates, although this will vary depending on your organisations policy. The RP [W] has many management and possibly...
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Consequences of Insufficient Legionella Training
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) consider Legionnaires disease to be a preventable disease and it’s therefore treated as such by the law. Moreover, health and safety law underpins the statutory...
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