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HSE Guidance to Legionella Control

Course Content
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This course is available as an In-house course only

Training multiple staff at once provides the opportunity for your organisation to have a training package crafted to your specific needs. In-house training can help your organisation overcome challenges and fill the skills gaps in your workforce. Courses run on a minimum number of six staff*.

For an In-house quote please email the following information to

  1. Name of course
  2. Approximate number of staff
  3. Your site address  

*Minimum numbers for In-house courses outside of the UK may vary


Course Content

This course gives an excellent overview of L8 (2001) ACOP & the HSE initiative for a Code of Conduct for Service Providers. It also reviews the latest legal findings.

Session 1
  • Health and Safety Law; Guidance & Codes of Practice
  • Managing the risk
  • Management responsibilities, training competencies
  • Risk assessment & application of the assessment 
  • Record keeping
  • Responsibilities of manufacturers, importers, suppliers & installers

Session 2
  • Cooling Towers/re-circulating Cooling Systems - General 
  • Notification requirements
  • Description of cooling towers and other evaporative equipment
  • Design & construction. Commissioning
  • Management of Cooling Towers: Management of the water system.
  • Chemical Treatment Programmes
  • General & Microbiological Monitoring
  • Cleaning & Disinfection
  • Record Keeping

Session 3
  • Hot & Cold Water Systems - General 
  • Risk. Description
  • Hot & Cold Water Systems - Management
  • Maintenance & water care. Monitoring 
  • Cleaning & disinfection
  • Record keeping

Session 4
  • Miscellaneous 
  • Other risk systems 
  • Protection of personnel 
  • Action to be taken in the event of an outbreak 
  • Recommended inspection frequencies

Course Timings

Registration: 09.15
Start Time: 09.30
Latest Finish: 17.00

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