The UK's Health & Safety Executive in their Approved Code of Practice ACOP L8 recommend that refresher legionella training dealing with aspects associated with the control of legionella bacteria and Legionnaires' disease in water systems be undertaken on a regular basis.
Managing the risk: Management responsibilities, training and competence
"They [the responsible person or persons] must be properly trained to a level that ensures tasks are carried out in a safe, technically competent manner; and receive regular refresher training. Keep records of initial and refresher training."
Health & Safety Executive Approved Code of Practice ACOP L8 "Legionnaires' disease. The control of legionella bacteria in water systems"
Module REF1 in our series of online legionella training courses, the "Management of Legionellosis - Refresher", has been developed specifically for those who have previously undertaken a recognised legionella training programme and now require such refresher training.
The refresher course is suitable for senior managers, health and safety professionals, facilities managers and those with a specific responsibility for the control and management of legionella risks in the workplace.
Subjects Covered in Refresher Legionella Training Course REF1
- History of legionellosis and general background information.
- Risk assessment and management control.
- Control of legionella in hot and cold water systems.
- Control of legionella in cooling systems
This refresher training course concludes with a multiple choice style examination comprising 2 sections, each section containing 10 questions selected from the course material (total question count is 20).
The duration of the examination is 40 minutes and the pass threshold is 70%.
3 examination attempts are allowed.
Module REF1 - 1 user licence = £159*
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