Category Archive for: ‘legionella’

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    Legionella under control within 2 weeks…

    Mignot Memorial Hospital has reported that legionella levels are now at acceptable levels after just 2 weeks of treatment. Showers at the Mignot were closed after routine testing on February 4th revealed that ‘undesirable’ levels of the bacteria were present in the water system. Full …

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  • Legionnaires survival rate is low

    A womans’s story in Cleveland reminds of Legionella control is so important and indeed why the ACoP L8 guidelines exist. Wanda Davis lost an entire year of her life fighting Legionnaires’ disease and is current having physical therapy 3 times a week to help with …

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    The control of legionella bacteria in water systems

    Are you aware of your legal responsibilities under ACoP L8 ?  The HSE have published guidelines which you can download for free here. The Approved Code also gives guidance on compliance with relevant parts of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999. …

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    Legionella Control

    A Legionella risk assessment is required regardless of the building size. A risk assessment is an important step in protecting your workers and your business, as well as complying with the law – It is a legal requirement to have a Legionella risk assessment of …

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