Legionella Risk Assessment
Do I need to carry out a Risk Assessment ?

Yes, The HSE Approved Code of Practice "The Control of Legionella Bacteria in Water Systems" known as L8 has placed responsibility on employers to carry out a Risk Assessment to identify and minimise the risk to the health of employees or the general public. Our fully-qualified and experienced personnel carry out adetailed survey of your system. A comprehensive report is then presented, which details the level of risk and makes recommendations for any modifications necessary to prevent of minimise those findings.

Our comprehensive risk assessment survey and report will comprise of the following:-

1/Measurement of temperatures across the whole of domestic systems from cold water tanks and calorifiers to taps and showers in each facility served.

2/Examination of cold water storage tanks for condition, layout of pipe work, lagging, lid and vent screens and general compliance with byelaw 30.

3/Check temperature profile of calorifiers for stratification and examine general condition.

4/Down services for temperatures, general condition, presence of dead legs, static or flow low areas, temperature loss, labeling of taps, condition of shower mixer and heads.

5/Cooling systems' general location with relation to air intakes, thoroughfares, windows, adjacent properties.

6/Physical condition of towers,including size, volume, state of repair, condition of distribution troughs, drift eliminators and sump.

7/Location of chemical dosing and programme of inhibitors and biocides.

8/Cleaning regimes for domestic water services and cooling towers frequency and efficiency.

9/Local population. Look for susceptible groups and risks presented by water services.

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