As a Property owner it is a Legal Requirement to have a valid Legionella Risk Assessment in place under The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974; Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999; Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1999 (COSHH)
A Legionella Risk Assessment determines the risk of exposure to legionella within a water system, This will then lead to advice, control and prevention methods ensuring the control of legionella.
Whats involved? A full comprehensive inspection of the property’s water systems and services will take place to assess the potential risk of Legionella proliferation or outbreak.
This will consist of water temperature checks, a full inspection of each individual room, photo images of all the sites water services & assets. Tracking and tracing of the water systems configuration, schematic drawings, identify, evaluate & advise on all risk findings.
A written control scheme ensuring the control of Legionella bacteria will be put into place.
Following your site legionella risk assessment all findings will be written up electronically (and hard copy if requested) this will show a clear and concise risk rating identifying all risks associated with your site – this will also be given a risk ratings that clearly outlines the severity of all findings.