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5 Places You Can Find Legionella

We are all familiar with news stories about outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease contracted via water systems in large public buildings. But wherever the conditions are right, the Legionella bacteria will thrive, and there have been (thankfully rare)...

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Legionella In Gardening

It turns out gardening is not always as healthy a pastime as you might think. In fact, there are quite a few unseen dangers in the form of Legionella - as well as other types of bacteria -that can be hazardous and even fatal, particularly in the elderly....

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Safe Water in Hospitals & Healthcare Premises

Legionnaires’ Disease is especially dangerous for the elderly, frail and those with compromised immune systems. Therefore, it is essential that all hospitals and healthcare premises be vigilant, carry out regular testing and take steps to prevent...

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How often should legionella testing take place?

The Health & Safety Executive’s (HSE) Approved Code of Practice L8 regulations say that employers are required “to review the assessment regularly and specifically when there is a reason to believe that the original risk assessment may no longer be...

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