This Legionella and Legionnaires’ Awareness course aims to help dutyholders to understand more about their legal responsibilities, and the health risks created by legionella bacteria, so that a risk assessment can be done and suitable control measures can be implemented.
1/2 Day Training
Who should attend:
This course is suitable for anyone in charge of a premises (known as the dutyholder) no matter how big or small the premises and regardless of the number of people present. This includes all employers, self-employed people and anyone else in control of a premises, such as landlords and letting agents.
Landlords have an obligation to be aware of the dangers of legionella and ensure a risk assessment is done to keep their tenants from harm. This course provides details on how to carry out a risk assessment and explains what should be included so that you have an awareness of how to identify legionella hazards and react appropriately.
- Give an overview of the health risk implications of legionella bacteria
- Identify the factors which increase the risks and hazards in the workplace
- Describe how to undertake a legionella risk assessment
- Explain how to implement measures to eliminate, reduce and control the risk
- Explain the importance of risk assessment record-keeping
- Inform about the conditions which encourage legionella bacteria growth and its impact on human health
- Show different types of water systems and typical water management tasks
- Teach the importance of recording water management tasks in a site diary
Advise on control measures and when to seek advice.
In house certificate supplied by Zenith and signed by chartered safety practitioner.
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