Legionella Control Internationals range of professional legionella thermometers, water temperature meters and test kits has been carefully developed to help those with responsibility for the control of legionella related risks quickly, easily and accurately monitor the temperature of their hot and cold water systems, a key compliance indicator.
Regularly testing and recording the temperatures of your hot and cold water systems is an essential task if you are to demonstrate and maintain compliance with the law.
Health & Safety Executive on Temperature Control
The Health & Safety Executive in their legionella related Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L8 state that the risk from exposure to legionella bacteria should normally be controlled by measures which do not allow the growth of legionella bacteria in water systems which include avoiding water temperatures between 20 oC and 45 oC, that favour the growth of legionella bacteria and other microorganisms. This means that:
Cold Water Temperatures
The cold water temperature of your ststem should be below 20 oC after running the cold water for up to two minutes, and should be measured and formally recorded on a monthly basis.
Hot Water Temperatures
The hot water temperature should be at least 50 oC within a minute of running the hot water, and should be measured and formally recorded on a monthly basis.
Water leaving and returning to a calorifier (water heater), the outgoing water should be at least 60 oC, and the return at least 50 oC, and should be measured and formally recorded on a monthly basis.
Regularly testing and recording the temperatures of your hot and cold water systems is an essential task if you are to demonstrate and maintain compliance with the law. Our thermometers and temperature meters will help you achieve this.
Our range of professional legionella thermometers and water temperature meters has been carefully selected by our expert legionella risk assessors for ease of use, reliability and accuracy.
Our thermometers are ideal for those with responsibility for the management and control of legionella risks including landlords, duty holders, those appointed responsible person, health and safety managers, property owners, building maintenance managers, service engineers, water treatment contractors and facilities managers.
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