Our Legionella Management Services
Our purpose is to ensure that you are compliant within the requirements of ACOP L8.
We are experts in the provision of Water Hygiene through HSG 274 Parts 1, 2 & 3, HTM04-01. Providing Legionella management through temperature and treatment methods.
Our suite of services for domestic water systems, spa pools, swimming pools and potable water encompass all the requirements to help you comply with
legislation and guidance.
We use state-of-the-art cloud-based compliance tools that provide real-time information on all your assets. The information is stored and tracked using barcodes, and scans are performed during each scheduled visit to ensure you have a full audit trail of your assets. Our compliance tools also track repeated failures so that we can identify any potential sources of risk.
What are your duties under the Health and Safety and Work Act as an employer or if you are in control of premises?
- Identifying and assessing sources of risk
- Prepare a scheme to prevent or control risk
- Implementing, managing and monitoring precautions
- Keeping records of precautions
- Appointing a manager to be responsible for others
A Legionella Risk Assessment should be carried out to identify the assets on site and the required pre-planned maintenance.
We can provide independent Legionella Risk Assessments in accordance with BS 8580 and carry out a full suite of remedial works or provide advice and guidance in the event any issues on your site.
Where you are responsible for Healthcare premises we will work with you to develop your Water Safety Plan according to HTM04-01 or work within your existing one.
In the event of a Legionella positive sample result, we use robust and tested processes to help you and design a course of action to remove the risk, which may include cleaning and disinfection, dosing and a sampling plan according to ISO19458, BS 8554, BS 7592.
How Do We Assess Competency?
The competency of our team is assessed at regular intervals to demonstrate that the training is being followed and applied correctly in the field. As an organization, all employees submit to annual competency assessments carried out independently by our compliance team where future training needs are identified per individual, and tailored training plans are created.
We are certified by the Legionella Control Association. You can view our certificate here.
Regular training of staff is an important aspect of maintaining control and should be routinely reviewed and be appropriate for the role they are undertaking.
Legionella 101 course is our flagship training offering, covering the history and sources of Legionella, the potential consequences of an outbreak, and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation for water hygiene to prevent illnesses.
How Can We Help You?
We do more than just domestic systems.
- Humidifiers, foggers and misting systems
- Wet scrubbers
- Particle scrubbers
- Water softeners
- Emergency showers
- Eye baths
- Sprinkler and hose reel systems
- Spa pools
- Whirlpool baths
- Horticultural misting systems
- Dental systems
- Vehicle washes
- Fountains & Water features
- Industrial Process Systems
HSG274 Part 3 lists these along with the necessary control measures to implement in an effort to mitigate the risk of Legionella growth within these water systems.
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Invariably all effective Legionella control begins with a ‘suitable and sufficient’ Legionella Risk Assessment as described in ACOP L8 and BS8580-1:2019 which will serve to highlight the measures to be adopted to mitigate any foreseeable risk. This in combination with the recommendations contained in HSG274 Part 3 allows the water systems user to create a control scheme for the purposes of preventing the Legionella from becoming a significant risk within the system.