LEGIONELLA RISK ASSESSMENT
Do you or your business need a legionella risk assessment? Contact the experts.
About Legionella (From the Health and Safety Executive – HSE)
Legionnaires’ disease is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia caused by the inhalation of small droplets of contaminated water containing Legionella. All man-made hot and cold water systems are likely to provide an environment where Legionella can grow.
Your responsibility and risk assessments
The law is clear that if you are a landlord and rent out your property (or even a room within your own home) then you have legal responsibilities to ensure the health and safety of your tenant by keeping the property safe and free from health hazards.
A simple assessment may show that there are no real risks and are being properly managed and no further action is needed. It is important to review the assessment in case anything changes in the system.
L8 Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) was revised and republished in November 2013 and retained the guidance on the requirements of HSWA and COSHH for employers AND those with responsibilities for the control of premises including landlords.
If you or your business needs a legionella risk assessment? Contact us
We provide legionella risk assessments, legionella testing and pseudomonas testing on the following: Caravan Parks, Nursing homes, Care Homes, Residential Homes, Sports Clubs, Football Clubs, Offices, Communal Facilities, Commercial Premises, HMO’s, Student Houses, Schools, Surgery’s, Housing Associations, Councils, Facilities Managers …..
Based in Plymouth we cover all across the South West (including Exeter, St Austell, Bristol, Taunton, Torquay), then contact us today to find out more. We are able to carry out risk assessments within your properties should you require; as advised by the HSE (ACoP L8 management of Legionnaires) you are required to ensure that the risk of exposure to legionella in premises are properly controlled.
Baccs are able to provide you with the following:
• UKAS accredited Legionella testing and sampling
• Provision of a asset inventory
• Check water temperatures are as required for the control of Legionella bacteria
• Summary report of the current conditions of the water systems and storage facilities ensuring compliance.
• Schematics of current water systems
• Photographic register of current water systems
• Report detailing how ACoP L8 applies to you and a detail of any remedial actions that may be required.
Booking an assessment
If you require an assessment call us on 01752 875118 or 07864 056672, Email us at email@example.com, or complete the form below.
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