Simon Hughes is a leading water treatment professional who has over 25 years’ experience. He is a trained chemist with experience from the water treatment, and water hygiene sectors in dealing with all aspects of legionella related issues in the industrial and institutional market places in many countries across the globe.
Simon is an Applied Chemistry graduate of the University of Greenwich, and is a Chartered Chemist who has held a number of senior management and operational roles for some of the world’s largest water treatment and environmental hygiene companies. He is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry and also of the UK’s Water Management Society.
Simon has extensive experience in conducting legionella and other safety related risk assessments and audits, training, and regulatory compliance matters to the meet the requirements of the UK’s Health & Safety Executives Approved Code of Practice and guidance (ACoP) L8 "Legionnaires' disease. The control of legionella bacteria in water systems", HSG274 Legionnaires’ disease: Technical guidance Parts 1, 2 and 3; and other applicable guidelines.
Specific Areas of Expertise
The delivery of professional health and safety, water treatment, and legionella training courses at all levels.
Advising on organisational compliance issues associated with the Health & Safety Executives Approved Code of Practice L8 and HSG274 guidance documents.
Specialist advice concerning the development of strategic environmental risk management plans dealing the control and management of health and safety risks associated with legionella and other waterborne pathogens in industrial and commercial water systems.
Management expertise associated with the implementation and co-ordination of small, medium and large scale legionella risk assessment programmes, through to final report stage, client presentation and project implementation.
Expert Legionella Assistance