Technical Training - Role of the Competent Person

Course Overview

This course deals with the practical aspects of controlling the risk. This course provides information on the risks posed by legionnaires’ disease and the practical measures for controlling and minimising such risks.

Topics covered on the course can include:

  • Background to Legionella and ecology
    • Law & guidance
    • Written Schemes
    • Protection of maintenance personnel and others
  • Tank cleaning procedure
  • Cold water storage operation, monitoring & maintenance
  • Cold water tanks with water temperature greater than 20°C
  • Hot water storage operation, monitoring & maintenance
  • Domestic hot water temperature less than 45°C
  • Calorifier flushing
  • Calorifier maintenance
  • Destratification checks
  • Cleaning water systems within buildings
  • Showers
  • Safe purging of stagnant water
  • Maintenance checks for other water systems
  • Sampling and monitoring
  • Water temperature checks
  • General microbiological/Legionella sampling of water
“Excellent training. Thorough and well communicated”.
Adam Withers, Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
“Very enjoyable, interesting and good listening”.
George Stewart, University of Edinburgh

Telephone: 01993 840400
Registered Office: The Maltings, Beanacre, Hook Norton, Oxfordshire, OX15 5UA
Company Number: 68131746 VAT No: 948 3743 82
Directors: D.F.Pitcher, BSc (Hons) CMIOSH, FIHEEM. and J.A.Leach

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