Legionella Risk – Re-opening after the COVID-19 pandemic

Legionella testing – Re-opening after the COVID-19 pandemic Legionella Control and Monitoring after COVID-19 closure. As part of the Return to Work Safely Protocol issued by the HSE , guidance is given on the precautions to be taken regarding control of Legionella in the workplace. If you own or operate a hotel, leisure facility, office, dental […]

Keeping you, your Hose Pipe and outdoor taps safe.

We have received a large number of enquiries on our website customer service chat the last few weeks regarding the potential risk of Legionella in Hose pipes, outdoor taps and what advice we can offer. The humble hosepipe can sometimes harbour harmful levels of Legionella if not looked after and used properly. Legionellsafe Services offer […]

The danger of Legionnaires’ disease as businesses reopen – ITV News

The danger of Legionairres’ Disease as businesses reopen. ITV News discuss with Legionellasafe Services Managing Director, Steve Morris and LCA Manager Matt Morse, Businesses facing a different health risk that could rear its head as they look at reopening during COVID-19- a potentially lethal respiratory infection called Legionnaires’ disease. If you would like further advice […]

NASUWT Dr Patrick Roach concerns for Legionella risk in schools

NASUWT Dr Patrick Roach concerns for Legionella risk in schools Schools must be given time to prepare for reopening to protect pupils and staff against infections such as Legionnaires’ disease that can proliferate in dormant buildings, teachers have warned. General secretary Dr Patrick Roach, who last week spelled out five conditions that needed to be met before […]

Management of waterborne pathogens in dental care during the COVID-19 pandemic

Management of waterborne pathogens in dental care during the COVID-19 pandemic New guidance has been released from the LCA aimed at independent primary care dental providers as well as those in primary care GP practices. Particular attention should be given to the control of water borne pathogens in dental unit water lines and related equipment. […]

Legionella Compliance Advice – COVID19

Legionella Compliance Advice – COVID19 During the current coronavirus pandemic, focus has rightly been on the safety and well being of staff members and the general public with regard to tackling the spread of the virus and it becomes easy to lose focus on our general day to day priorities. However, as our work practices, […]

The Importance of performing legionella risk assessments in UK businesses

Ensuring your business is compliant with Legionella health and safety standards is essential to maintain the wellbeing of you and your staff. On average, there are approximately 200-250 reported confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease each year in England and Wales and it is thought that the total number of cases may be underestimated. – UK.Gov. […]