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Housing group failed to prevent proliferation of legionella

A housing provider has pleaded guilty to failing to manage the risks from legionella, a build-up of which was discovered at one of its sheltered-accommodation schemes in Essex. Read More

Director fined for neglecting legionella risk

The managing director of a Midlands-based company failed to put in place a management system to control legionella, despite receiving warnings from water-treatment contractors. <br> Read More

Welsh care homes let down by legionella survey

A water treatment company carried out inadequate legionella surveys on water systems at a number of nursing homes in Wales. Read More

Legionella risks prompts factory closure

A butchery processing company has closed one of its factories following an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. Read More

Miscellaneous – training- Passport to FM competence

A safety passport scheme specifically designed for the facilities management industry is being launched in September.<br><br> Read More

New qualifications for LEV and legionella duty-holders

The British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) has announced new examinations to meet what it says is growing demand for qualifications in the fields of <i>legionella</i> control and local exhaust ventilation (LEV) design. Read More

Cider-maker and contractor to pay GBP 600k over Legionnaires’ disease outbreak

Cider-maker HP Bulmer and its specialist water treatment contractor Nalco were equally responsible for an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Hereford in 2003, in which two died and 26 members of the public fell ill. Read More

Legionnaires’ case concludes

The prosecution of Barrow Borough Council and its design services manager Gillian Beckingham over an outbreak of legionnaires' disease which killed seven people and infected 180 in 2002 was finally concluded at the end of July. Read More

Legionnaires’ disease fatality brings NHS Trust’s deficiencies to light

A MAN contracted legionnaires' disease at Basildon hospital, from which he later died, Southend Crown Court heard on 27 February. Read More

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