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Risk Assessment for Legionella Control in Water Systems (WH004)

£810 + VAT
3 Days
York,   Slough,   Falkirk and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course will provide you with knowledge of how to assess the risk of being exposed to the legionella bacteria in water systems, including how to document the findings. Delegates will ideally have a prior knowledge of water systems.
Testing Tap Water Temperature
Demostration of a shower head with a tutor
Cold and Hot Water Copper Pipes Testing
Who is This Course For?
This course has been developed for those who would like to become legionella risk assessors, or who need an understanding of how to carry out risk assessments on water systems.
  Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
Start 09:00 09:00 09:00
End 16:30 16:30 16:30
  • The legionellosis disease
  • Risk assessment in relation to the ACOP L8 and BS8580
  • How to identifiy susceptible areas in high risk water systems, in particular hot and cold water systems and evaporative cooling systems.
  • Modification of water systems to eliminate/reduce the risk of legionellosis
  • Written scheme requirements in accordance with ACOP L8 and BS8580
  • How to sample water and required actions if bacteria is identified
  • Risk assessment documentation
There are no additional requirements prior to attending this course.

Course Training Team

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Tony Green

Water Hygiene Training Manager

Tony is a Water Hygiene Training Manager with over 40 years' in the water industry; 10 years of which as a service engineer and 30 years within training and education.

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Customer Questions

Q: What is Legionella?
A: Legionella is a single bacterium of the legionellae.
Q: What is a duty holder?
A: The duty holder is an employer or person in control of a premises for example a landlord. The duty holder is also responsible for appointing the responsible person.
Q: What is the responsible person?
A: This is someone who is appointed by the duty holder and has the day-to-day responsibility for managing and controlling risks from legionella bacteria.
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Upcoming Course Dates
Slough
Monday, 10th August 2020
End date: Wednesday, 12th August 2020
Slough
Tuesday, 1st September 2020
End date: Thursday, 3rd September 2020
York
Tuesday, 15th September 2020
End date: Thursday, 17th September 2020
Falkirk
Tuesday, 29th September 2020
End date: Thursday, 1st October 2020
Slough
Monday, 12th October 2020
End date: Wednesday, 14th October 2020


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