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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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City & Guilds Online Legionella Training Courses

City & Guilds Online Legionella Training Courses for Flexible Learning

In cases where an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease has occurred, it is very often traced back to a facility or location where insufficient work has been done to manage the risks posed by Legionella bacteria. In the UK every business must be sure the risks are identified and managed in accordance with legislation which includes the Health & Safety Executives ACOP L8. As such, there should be an appointed duty holder and responsible person who is responsible for assessing, identifying and managing the risks associated with Legionella bacteria and Legionnaires’ disease in the workplace.

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What Are Biofilms?

What Are Biofilms?

A biofilm may sound like something you buy, perhaps to help in experiments with bacterial growth, but in reality the truth is somewhat different. A biofilm consists of a layer of microorganisms that adhere to one another. Together they form a protective layer that encapsulates colonies of bacteria inside the outer shell. Biofilms typically attach to hard surfaces and can be very difficult to remove once in place.

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Legionella Log Book - Managing the Risks from Legionella Bacteria

Legionella Log Book - Managing the Risks from Legionella Bacteria

For landlords and business owners, there is a requirement to assess whether or not any risks are present in relation to Legionella bacteria and Legionnaires’ disease from their water systems. In some cases, the risks may be minimal and no steps may need to be taken to deal with them. However, even if this is the case, a Legionella risk assessment should always be undertaken. Proper records should also be kept to prove what has been done and how the situation is being managed – and all this is usually recorded in a Legionella log book.

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Landlords Legionella Responsibilities - Are Letting Agents Getting It Wrong?

Landlords Legionella Responsibilities - Are Letting Agents Getting It Wrong?

Are letting agents getting it wrong regarding landlords’ Legionella responsibilities? It would seem so, according to a report issued on the UK’s Health & Safety Executive website. It would appear that some letting agents and property management consultants assume far more must be done in this sector than is actually required by law.

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