Risk assessment for legionella

How Vital Are Risk Assessments for Legionella?

In the UK health and safety laws advise that risk assessments are performed in certain situations. The Health & Safety Executive place great emphasis on the importance of assessing risks correctly and recommend that such assessments are done to help reduce the risks associated with a wide variety of situations, particularly in the workplace. Risk assessments can also be used to identify risks associated with Legionella bacteria and the likelihood of Legionnaire’s disease affecting one or more people… a Legionella risk assessment.

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Legionella responsible person

Are You Competent Enough to Be a Responsible Person for Legionella?

When a part of your business could be a potential source for the growth of Legionella bacteria, it is your legal responsibility to ensure everything is assessed, controlled and monitored in the proper manner. If you fail to take the right precautions or if the bacteria is allowed to spread and one or more people contract Legionnaires’ disease as a result, you could well be found negligent in your management of the situation.

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Legionella Jobs, Legionella Risk Assesor Jobs

Legionella Jobs. Senior Legionella Risk Assessor - South East

Legionella jobs... Legionella Control International are currently recruiting for a senior Legionella risk assessor to join our rapidly expanding risk management advisory team to cover London and south-east England.

We are world leading Legionella risk management experts providing independent and impartial advice relating to the risk assessment, control, management and prevention of Legionnaires' disease, Legionella and Pseudomonas risks.

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Manslaughter Charges to be Levelled Against DIY Warehouse After Three Die from Legionnaires’ Disease

Manslaughter Charges to be Levelled Against DIY Warehouse After Three Die from Legionnaires’ Disease

A DIY warehouse at the centre of an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in 2012 is to be charged with manslaughter, it has been decided. A total of 21 people fell ill after visiting the warehouse, three of whom died. The warehouse, based in Stoke-on-Trent, had hot tubs on display that had not been properly cleaned or treated.

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