Severn Questions With Aaron Fox From Aqualytix

Aaron Fox is a business development manager at Aqualytix, who’s been with the company for just over two months – although he brings 13 years of water hygiene experience to the business. He lives in Nottinghamshire and has three children between the ages of five and 15. We spoke to him about his new role and his passion for solving customer problems.

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Closed Recirculating Water Systems: Monitoring the health of your system by sampling

Welcome back to our series on closed recirculating water systems. Last time out we looked at the maintenance required to keep closed systems healthy and working efficiently which included the addition of speciality chemicals such as corrosion and scale inhibitors. We finished on the point that where using these chemicals it is essential to maintain a specific ‘reserve’ or concentration of these products within the water system and to monitor this requires samples to be taken, but how many, where from and at what frequency? When considering the testing can on-site analysis be sufficient or do the samples require analysis in a laboratory setting?

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Legionella Control In Healthcare Facilities: Aqualytix takes care of the care sector

Legionella Control In Healthcare Facilities

The Aqualytix team, experts in water treatment and Legionella control, often work in healthcare settings. Legionella control in healthcare facility environments require our people to follow procedures not typically encountered in other sectors.

Razvan Radu, Business Development Manager at Aqualytix, says: “It’s an honour to work with organisations who care for those who are unwell and require medical support.

“The way we care for healthcare staff, patients, and visitors is by controlling the risk of Legionella bacteria developing in their water systems.

“But to do that, we must adapt our working practices to follow special policies designed to protect everyone onsite.”

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Closed Recirculating Water Systems: A Deep Dive into Closed Water System Management and Treatment Strategies

Greetings everyone, welcome back to our ongoing series where we explore the best practices for managing closed recirculating water systems. In our previous discussion, we delved into the potential issues that can arise when proper care is not taken with closed systems. Today, we will be taking a closer look at the various treatment options available for maintaining and even improving the health of these systems.

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Severn Questions With Robbie King From Aqualytix

Robbie King is a Compliance Technician at Aqualytix, who’s swapped his lab coat for his laptop to ensure Aqualytix and our customers reach and maintain water hygiene compliance. Recently, he’s been busy with an LCA audit. We ask him what it is and why it matters.

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‘CHEMO KID’ From Aqualytix Shares Cancer Story For Movember

Guy Hadland is the Head of Sales at Aqualytix, specialists in water treatment and Legionella control. But over the summer, he was nicknamed ‘Chemo Kid’ by fellow patients while being treated for stage 4 Hodgkin lymphoma.

 

For Movember – a month dedicated to men’s health awareness – Guy tells us how he overcame the physical and mental challenges associated with his cancer diagnosis and treatment. And how he felt when he saw the scan pictures that showed he was cancer-free.

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Legionella Risk Assessment: When And How Often Should My Risk Assessment Be Reviewed?

How Often Should My Legionella Risk Assessment Be Reviewed?

Continuing on our Legionella Risk Assessment series. Last time we took a ‘deep dive’ into the competence which should be expected of a risk assessor as well as proportionality in assessing large portfolios of similar building stock. In this article we will be taking a look at the guidance around completing Legionella risk assessment reviews. In our experience it’s not uncommon for ‘end users’ to ask the question- When should I review an existing Legionella risk assessment? Its not uncommon to hear very different opinions on this matter but fortunately there are a number of excellent information sources which can be consulted on when a risk assessment should be reviewed.

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Legionella Risk Assessments: Competence Of A Legionella Risk Assessor

Competence Of A Legionella Risk Assessor And Proportionality

Last time we looked at agreeing the scope of the assessment and the independence of the risk assessor, next we will be reviewing the competence of the assessor which is a topic that is becoming more widely discussed. So, let’s start with a simple question – What experience and specialist knowledge should a Legionella risk assessor demonstrate? Well both BS8580-1:2019 and the LCA’s Risk Assessment standard for service delivery outline the expectations of knowledge and understanding required by risk assessors, these include but are not limited to:-

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