This course introduces delegates to the risk from Legionellosis and what controls should be put into place. It pays due regard to Approved Code of Practice L8 (Fourth edition) applying to the control of the legionella bacteria and HSG274 Part 1 Published 2013, technical guidance regarding water systems.
Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for all employees who have a responsibility regarding the risks from Legionellosis, including the Duty Holder, Responsible Person and those undertaking tests and maintaining records. The course is essential for the Responsible Person.
The duty holder should specifically appoint a competent person or persons to take day-to-day responsibility for controlling any identified risk from legionella bacteria, known as the ‘responsible person’.
- The risk from Legionellosis and its effect on the individual;
- Identification and assessment of the risk from exposure to legionella bacteria from work activities and water systems on the premises and any precautionary measures needed;
- The completion of a legionella risk assessment taking into account the individual nature of each site and considering the risk to individuals;
- The roles and responsibilities of the Duty Holder and the appointment of a Responsible Person;
- The roles and responsibilities of the Responsible Person;
- The development of a written Scheme of Control. The written scheme should specify measures to take to ensure that it remains effective;
- The maintenance of suitable records of examinations, tests and repairs of control measures;
- The responsibilities of Designers, Manufacturers, Importers, Suppliers and Installers.
Suggested Follow on and Complementary Courses
CIEH Risk Assessment Principles and Practice, IOSH Managing Safely