5 Beach Mews, Kingsdown Road,
Deal, Kent, CT14 8AP
Legionella management – domestic and commercial
Our legionella management services are in provided in line with 'Legionnaires' Disease: The control of legionella bacteria in water systems' - Approved Code of Practice and Guidance L8 (Fourth edition 2013). They include:
Legionella risk assessments
Cleaning and chlorination;
Water systems monitoring;
Bacterial sampling & analysis at a UKAS laboratory;
Legionellosis management - the regulation of all related diseases including Pontiac Fever;
The risk assessors are members of the Legionella Control Association
Every landlord has a responsibility to provide accommodation which is safe for their tenants. This includes the duty to assess and control the risk of legionnaire’s disease, arising from the hot and cold water system.
Landlords may have the know-how and ability to undertake their own legionella risk assessment. However, many prefer to have this assessment undertaken by a professional organisation. Furthermore, agents find that they do not have the insurance cover to provide this service directly to landlords.
A risk assessment, which involves a visit to the premises and a review of the condition and temperatures water system. This includes any stored water in attic tanks. Within 48-hours of the inspection, a detailed report is prepared using our bespoke online system.
The work is undertaken by a competent legionella risk assessor. They are supported by our team of chartered health and safety practitioners.
If you wish to know more about the subject, the HSE has provided specific guidance for landlords
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5 Beach Mews,
Kingsdown Road, Deal,
Kent, CT14 8AP
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