This full-time role will involve the delivery of specialist legionella risk assessments, training, consultancy and risk management advice to clients. The role is primarily home based covering London and the South East of England although the job may also require travel throughout the United Kingdom and internationally.
In this review the healthcare experts at Legionella Control International take a detailed look at the Department of Health’s HTM 04-01 and how it can guide those responsible for the delivery and management of water supplies and provision of safe water in hospitals and healthcare premises.
In this review the experts at Legionella Control International look at how water temperatures influence legionella growth and how this information can be used to control the risks from the bacteria.
The town of Bresso in the Lombardy region of Italy hit the headlines in July as an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease claimed several lives.
Do hosepipe bans, the use of water butts and hot weather increase the risks from Legionnaires’ disease in the garden?
Here we take a look at the impact of waterborne illnesses on US healthcare costs and consider whether there are lessons to be learned for the UK and other countries around the world.
Recent investigations suggest 95% of UK garden water butts are contaminated with the potentially deadly Legionella bacteria.
A fatal case of Legionnaires’ disease at an Essex care home in 2015 has resulted in a £3 million fine for BUPA after the Health and Safety Executive prosecuted the company for a series of management failings.
A UK car parts manufacturer based in South Tyneside has received a seven-figure fine following two major incidents at the plant inside a 12-month period. The Health and Safety Executive conducted an investigation into the company following an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease and an explosion that occurred within the same period.
Several notable outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease occurred throughout 2017. Portugal, USA (New York and California), UAE and Spain were among the areas affected. The incident in Dubai, UAE was by far the most serious of these outbreaks.