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Legionella Risk Assessment

Legionella Risk Assessment   (LRA)  . . .

Please be aware that many Local Authorities are now insisting that properties within their jurisdiction have a Legionella Risk Assessment, often referred to as an LRA.  Properties and businesses, such as schools, nursing homes, restaurants, hotels, cafes, pubs, in fact any business that has employees and/or the public that use their water facilities.

Be aware that many people have jumped on the band wagon and are now offering Legionella Risk Assessments, or LRA‘s, at so called ‘best prices’.  Be careful as they may turn out to be expensive in the long run.

It is important to ensure that the Legionella Risk Assessment assessors are qualified to do Legionella Risk Assessments.  If they are not and someone does contract Legionaires’ Disease it could prove to be a very expensive experience for your business.

>>Click Here<< to take a look at this example as reported by the BBC an outbreak of Pontiac Fever (Pontiac Fever is a flu like illness caused by the bacterium legionella pneumophila).  The hotel company was fined £54,000.

As Waterchemist Ltd we have been doing Legionella Risk Assessments for many years and we are fully conversant with the protocol required.  Our Legionella Risk Assessor is completely impartial.

If you want to safeguard your business, we are happy to provide you a ‘no obligation’ quote for a Legionella Risk Assessment.  We at Waterchemist Ltd, have been in the water testing and water treatment business for over 25 years, so we are certainly not a ‘fly by night’ Company.  To read more visit our ‘About Us‘ page or contact me:

[email protected] or telephone me:  01543 306802 .

NB (i)   A Legionella Risk Assessment applies to any commercial building with water services.
NB (ii)   Legionnaires Disease is still around, even in the UK.
NB (iii)  Legionnaires Disease is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia which can affect anyone, particularly the old, the young, persons who are unwell and smokers.

I look forward to hearing from you if you are interested in a Legionella Risk Assessment.

 

 

David Edwards BSc Hons (Industrial Chemist),SMWMSoc (Senior Member of the Water Management Society), PGCE
Managing Director
Waterchemist Ltd, Lichfield, Staffordshire
Tel:  01543 306802      
Email:  [email protected]     Web.   www.waterchemist.co.uk   

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Posted at May 19, 2016 | By : | Categories : Blog,Legionella Testing
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