When a customer says they do regular Legionella or TVC sampling, we always ask them why. It turns out that more often than not the answer is “because that’s what I’ve been told to do.” In other words, sampling is something that a previous company has advised their customer to do, even though in many cases it’s completely unnecessary.
Meet Ian Bufton, Managing Director of LeafOne, the software company behind SampleTrack. Ian has been in the software industry for over 25 years! He’s working hard to grow the scope of SampleTrack. LeafOne want to help even more customers solve their sampling problems with software.
We caught up with Ian to learn more about his software design philosophy, and about the exiting things LeafOne has in store for SampleTrack.
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.Continue reading “BS7592:2022: A New Legionella Sampling Standard:”
Meet Arran Webb, one of our midlands-based Service Technicians. He works primarily with one of our customers in the Education sector; a university in the East Midlands.Continue reading “Meet Arran Webb, one of our Service Technicians.”