Legionella control and effective Legionella testing in care ...

Andrew Clegg tragically died of Legionnaires’ Disease in Fordingbridge Care Home, Hampshire in 2020. The care provider failed in its Legionella ...

Water microbiology, common contaminants and water treatment ...

Editors note: This blog post was first published in July 2019 and has been updated for relevance and accuracy. Despite vast improvements in water ...

One stroke at a time; addressing the chlorine shortage for ...

The familiar combination of Brexit, production in China, and the supply chain have stuck again. They have changed our shopping habits, left our ...

BS 7592: 2022 Sampling for Legionella bacteria. What’s new?

Jun 6, 2022| Legionella
The British Standard Institution issues guidance on water sampling to test for Legionella bacteria. It has recently published a new version of the ...

Potable water quality and bacteria in water distribution ...

Summary Access to clean and safe water is something we take for granted in the UK. But it is still the preoccupation of Water Safety Group team ...

Legionella prevention: lessons learned from the Barrow ...

May 17, 2022| ACoP L8 Legionella
Twenty years ago this August in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, seven people died, and 180 people became ill. The sickness was caused by an outbreak of ...

Can you catch Legionnaires’ disease from showers?

Apr 12, 2022| Legionella
Yes, you can catch Legionnaires’ disease from a shower. It is unlikely that you will catch the disease in your own home if you live there full time. ...

What every business should know about ACOP L8 compliance

Every business needs to understand and carry out their legal and regulatory duties regarding the control of Legionella – the bacterium that causes ...

Legionella Risk Assessment: everything you need to know

Summary Conducting a Legionella Risk Assessment (LRA) is a legal requirement under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, and building managers have ...