Legionella


Coronavirus advice for employers

Boris Johnson has said that Plan B COVID-19 restrictions will end on Thursday 27 January, meaning businesses are to start to prepare to welcome people back into workplaces Read More

Winter-related hazards – Protecting your workplace this Christmas

With Christmas quickly approaching, wintry weather brings with it a host of related health and safety risks, from slips and trips to electric shocks... Read More

Should point of use filters always a temporary control measure?

Daniel Pitcher provides SHP's readers with an insight into what was discussed in The Healthcare Infection Society's September webinar. Read More

Water hygiene – The impact of self-isolating

From a water hygiene perspective, due to the interruption or disruption to routine water maintenance, property or estates management teams have a responsibility to ensure safe working conditions for occupants remain in place at all times. Read More

What effect will hybrid working have on water quality?

With many employers now offering hybrid working opportunities, Craig Morning, Senior Consultant at Water Hygiene Centre, investigates why water quality needs to be considered due to the reduced capacity of many properties. Read More

Getting the UK’s rail operations back on track

As the UK continues to ease out of the third national lockdown – with people beginning to return to the workplace and a gradual lifting of leisure-related restrictions – rail operators are preparing for an increase in passenger footfall... Read More

Legionella roles and responsibilities on the railways

Paul Sear, National Technical Manager within SOCOTEC’s Water Hygiene team, explores the role that rail organisations must play with regards to Legionella management and the various responsibilities that this entails. Read More

How do TMVs maintain a safe water supply?

Tom Rees, principal consultant within SOCOTEC’s Water Treatment & Equipment team, explains why Thermostatic Mixing Valves are integral to maintaining a safe water supply all year round. Read More

Controlling the risk of legionella in water systems during COVID-19

Paul Sear, National Technical Manager for SOCOTEC’s Water Hygiene team, outlines why the current focus on preventing another surge of COVID-19 infections should not compromise the control measures designed to prevent Legionnaires’ disease. Read More

Post lockdown reoccupation of properties

Water Hygiene Centre provides some pointers for consideration for when the end of the lockdown is announced and properties that are currently “mothballed” will be brought back into use and reoccupied. Read More



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