Legionella checks and assessments

Water hygiene services for water hygiene and safety

WHAT IS LEGIONELLA CONTROL?

Legionella bacterium is present in all water systems and, given the right conditions, can cause potentially fatal Legionnaires’ disease. It causes Legionnaire’s disease if inhaled as water droplets. Because of the risk to public health, it must be controlled.

Legionella checks and water hygiene services help organisations to manage safety and compliance. Legionella checks must be carried out by someone who understands exactly what to look for and knows how to carry out a professional Legionella assessment.

Manage risk and meet responsibilities

We offer water hygiene services and Legionella checks to help you manage risk and meet your responsibilities. Our job is to make this as simple as possible for you. We offer services in the following areas of Legionella control:

WHO NEEDS TO COMPLY WITH LEGIONELLA CONTROL REGULATIONS?

In short, all businesses must implement Legionella checks. You have a responsibility to ensure that the Legionella bacteria do not exceed specified levels that present a risk to health. Non-compliance can lead to serious legal consequences for those responsible.

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YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES FOR LEGIONELLA CHECKS

You have a duty to comply with the Approved Code of Practice (ACoP) L8 as imposed by the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974. This sets out your responsibilities in terms of the standards you must meet and how you go about managing this through risk assessment, monitoring, remedial works, and management of your compliance systems.

Do you have a question about water hygiene services or Legionella checks for your business? Get in touch with our team and we’ll guide you through the process.