Only available in-house
The course gives delegates the skills and technical knowledge to implement, manage and review appropriate control measures and risk management strategies specific to hot and cold-water systems, and other engineered water systems that may present a risk in accordance with the HSE’s ACOP L8, and the HSE guidance documents HSG274 Parts 2 and 3.
Who is the course aimed at?
This 2-day training course has been designed for those involved in managing the risk of legionella bacteria in water systems that pose a reasonably foreseeable risk. They may include (but are not limited to) Duty Holders, Responsible Persons / ‘Deputy Responsible Persons and Landlords.
- What is Legionella and Legionellosis?
- Knowledge of the origins of Legionnaires’ Disease, legionella bacteria and the multiplication factors which allow it to proliferate in engineered water systems
- Introduction to Legionella Management
- The Risk Assessment and Written Scheme of Control
- The role of ‘Duty Holder’ and ‘Responsible Person’
- HSE HSG274 Part 2: Technical Guidance Control of Legionella Bacteria in Hot and Cold-Water Systems
- HSE HSG274 Part 3 – “Legionnaires’ Disease – Technical Guidance: The Control of Legionella Bacteria in Other Risk Systems
- Practical control and management of legionella
- Water sampling analysis
- Practical control of Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condensers
Legionella updates including:
- Latest statistics
- High profile outbreaks and review where the scheme of control failed
- Guidance updates including releases from December 2013 (HSG 274)
This course has been developed to meet the latest standards for training required by the UK’s safety regulators and the Health & Safety Executive (HSE). The course is fully compliant with ACOP L8, HSG274, HTM 04-01 and HTM 01-05.