A health centre has had to relocate to a temporary building after dangerous levels of legionella bacteria was found in its water supply. The health centre, which is located in Amersham, Buckinghamshire has been evacuated and will operate from its new accommodation for between eight and twelve weeks while remedial actions are undertaken.
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Legionella is a bacterial disease that causes severe pneumonia, especially in the elderly. Any building that regularly has visitors is at risk of hosting Legionella, and builders and contractors are responsible for maintaining this bacteria within acceptable limits. How do you know what your control standards are? The British Standards Institute has released an updated version of the standard it originally drew up in 1992: BS7592:2008; BS7592:2022
Let’s take a look at the some of the key updates to this standard surrounding sampling for the presence of legionella bacteria.
This article is part of the Water Hygiene Newsletter.
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With the launch of our new Legionella focused Training and Consultancy courses, we thought it would be a great opportunity to share a little more about our Head of Technical, Training and Compliance; Kris Rowland.
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