legionella


15-point plan for reducing the risk from Legionella in tourist accommodation

With the Easter break approaching, hoteliers and other accommodation owners are recommended to follow the 15-point plan for reducing the risk from Legionella. Read More

Legionella risk assessments for hospitality & leisure

If you are the hotel manager, maintenance manager or property owner you have a legal responsibility and accountability to ensure that occupiers of your premises are suitably protected from water safety risk. You may have appointed, or been appointed as, the Responsible Person. Read More

Council fined after member of public contracted Legionnaires’ Disease

A local authority, Tendring District Council, has been fined after a member of public contracted Legionnaires’ Disease following regular use Read More

Keeping safe from Legionella

Care home operators must take action to prevent outbreaks of Legionella in their establishments, the Water Hygiene Centre has warned. Read More

New virtual reality system launched for asbestos training

Rather than just looking at photos of asbestos in buildings, delegates have 360 degrees view of each learning space, giving them the confidence to be able to identify real life hazards in the workplace. Read More

Guest scalded in hotel bath

A hotel has been fined £50,000 after pleading guilty to two charges under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, following an incident in which an elderly guest was scalded while staying there. Read More

£1.6m in fines for double offences within a year

A South Tyneside car parts manufacturer has been fined £1.6million after a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak and an explosion occurred at the same plant within a year. Read More

NHS trust fined £300k for legionella failures

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust has been fined £300,000 after failing to control the risk to patients from Read More

NHS pleads guilty over legionella risks

Royal United Hospitals (Bath) NHS Foundation Trust has pleaded guilty to a charge under Section 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, at Bath Magistrates’ Court. Read More

Comment: new HSE guidance on legionella and spa pools

New Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidance has been released on how the leisure industry can manage and control the Read More



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