Legionnaires Disease


5 step guide to legionella risk management for education estates managers

What is the appetite for risk amongst managers of education estates with responsibility for health & safety? Read More

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

Bupa fined £3m after Legionnaires’ death of elderly resident

A care provider has been fined after a resident at an Essex nursing home contracted Legionnaires’ disease and died. 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

Firm failed to control Legionnaires risk

An engineering firm has been fined after failing to adequately control the risk of legionella bacteria arising from the use of a tunnel wash associated with a powder coating process. Read More

G4S fined £1.8 million after Legionella failure

G4S Cash Solutions has been fined £1.8 million after failing to reduce the risk of Legionnaires’ disease from its water Read More

Remote water temperature monitoring to reduce Legionella risk

Monitoring water temperatures to reduce the risk posed by Legionella bacteria can be time consuming and costly. Regular visits from Read More



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