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Legionella Awareness Within Evaporative Cooling Systems (WH008)

£265 + VAT
1 Day
York and Slough.
Course Overview
This course will provide delegates with an overview and understanding of how to control the risk from legionella bacteria within an evaporative cooling tower system. It will enable effective monitoring of the water system in accordance with HSG274 part 1.
Who is This Course For?
The course is designed for engineers / technicians who need an understanding of how legionella bacteria may proliferate within their evaporative cooling towers and the monitoring requirements needed to control.
  Day 1
Start 09:00
End 16:30
  • Medical aspects of legionnaires disease, including how the bacteria proliferates and who are the susceptible people to the illness.
  • Relevant statutory and non-statute guidance documents.
  • The requirements of Approved Code of Practice L8 to ensure compliance.
  • Requirements of cleaning and disinfection of cooling towers
  • Monitoring checks to ensure effective water treatment programme
  • Monitoring requirements including temperature checking, inspections water sampling and actions in the event of positive count.
  • Requirements of compiling and maintaining the water management log book.
There are no additional requirements prior to attending this course.

Customer Questions

Q: What is Legionella?
A: Legionella is a single bacterium of the legionellae.
Q: What is a duty holder?
A: The duty holder is an employer or person in control of a premises for example a landlord. The duty holder is also responsible for appointing the responsible person.
Q: What is the responsible person?
A: This is someone who is appointed by the duty holder and has the day-to-day responsibility for managing and controlling risks from legionella bacteria.
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Upcoming Course Dates
Friday, 11th September 2020
End date: Friday, 11th September 2020
Friday, 2nd October 2020
End date: Friday, 2nd October 2020
Friday, 30th October 2020
End date: Friday, 30th October 2020
Friday, 27th November 2020
End date: Friday, 27th November 2020

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