Chris Abraham

Chris Abraham
Chris is Marketing Director for WCS Group and Critical Services Marketing Director for parent Marlowe plc. He is responsible for branding, sales support, lead generation, channel marketing, website and digital marketing, customer relationship communication and engagement as well as major bid and key customer comms.

Recent Posts

Catalytic Chlorine Dioxide generation - 29 April 2019

April 29, 2019 at 6:22 PM

WCS Group has been appointed as service partner for DWW/ClO2IX® in the UK. All customers now have additional access to Catalytic Chlorine Dioxide plant options delivering high quality, safe chlorine dioxide generation.

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What are the essential features of an effective Legionella Risk Assessment?

December 24, 2018 at 8:00 AM

A Legionella Risk Assessment (LRA) is an essential water hygiene management procedure to identify potential risks and ensure the safety and compliance of engineered water systems in the workplace.

UK Health and Safety legislation, as outlined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), requires that all employers consider the risks of Legionella and take the appropriate precautions. 

For many companies this will involve procuring the services of a certified water hygiene company that can provide an unbiased appraisal of the water quality risks.

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Great careers opportunities at WCS Group

November 30, 2018 at 10:46 AM

We are a growing company and currently have 16 live vacancies and a pipeline of additional planned hires right across the UK. Are you a candidate or do you know someone who you think would be interested?

No recruitment agencies please.

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What to expect from a Legionella Risk Assessment

November 30, 2018 at 9:00 AM

Given the right combination of environmental conditions, any natural or man-made water system has the potential to become a breeding ground for Legionella growth.

The health risks associated with Legionella bacteria are significantly heightened in areas where water is stored or recirculated, where the water temperature is between 20 and 45C, where there is the possibility of breathable water droplets being spread in the form of aerosols, or where there is a ready source of nutrients (sludge, bio-films, organic matter etc) in which the bacteria can thrive.

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Legionella awareness training 2019 dates unveiled

November 29, 2018 at 10:11 AM

WCS Group have launched a revised and expanded Legionella awareness training programme for 2019. Choose from on-site or public WCS Group courses and IOSH and Ofqual accredited courses.

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WCS Group have successfully transitioned to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015

November 28, 2018 at 9:59 AM

WCS Group successfully transitioned from the old quality and environmental management system standards to the 2015 revisions. Certification was gained at the offices in Cromhall, Gloucestershire (head office) and the Leeds office and applies across all 13+ regional offices across the UK.

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WCS Group accepted to the NHS Procurement Partnership

November 27, 2018 at 2:51 PM

WCS Group has been accepted onto the LPP DPS for Building, Engineering & Maintenance which is maintained by Constructionline. Acceptance on the Building, Engineering & Maintenance DPS enables WCS Group to engage nationally and support buyers and specifiers by category, application.

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Closed System Monitoring product scoops HVR Award

November 26, 2018 at 11:56 AM

WCS Group's certified partner, Hevasure, has scooped Ancillary Product of the Year at this year’s HVR Awards.

The system provides valuable real-time data and analysis on closed system water condition and revolutionises water system management by continuously monitoring the conditions than can cause corrosion before any damage occurs.

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Why a Legionella risk assessment is key to industrial water safety

October 30, 2018 at 10:00 AM

If you are an employer, landlord or premises manager then you need to be aware of the health risks associated with Legionella and of your legal responsibilities in assessing, identifying and managing that risk.

This blog post explores the key features and risks of Legionella, the potential impact of Legionella bacterium on industrial water systems and the steps to take to ensure that your company is compliant.

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TT Games appoint WCS Group to handle water treatment and Legionella control

October 23, 2018 at 11:31 AM

TT Games has recently awarded a water treatment and water hygiene contract to WCS Group covering all UK facilities. The contract will cover all aspects of water hygiene including Legionella Risk Assessment services to ensure compliance with ACoP L8 and chemical treatment programmes designed to reduce energy and water consumption maximising operating efficiency.

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