Frequently Asked Questions
If you are an employer or building owner you must make sure the following is completed to keep yourself compliant in terms of Legionella;
- Have a Legionella Risk Assessment carried out
- Put a control system in place to manage the risk of Legionella
- Carry out remedial actions to reduce the risk
- Monitor your system in line with your control system
- Keep detailed records
You can sample the water yourself and send to us for analysis. Contact our Lab to recieve the proper sample bottles and advice as required.
Legionella is not to be trifled with. The fatality rate relating to a Legionella outbreak is usually 15~20% which makes it an extremely risky bacteria. In real terms if you do nothing about Legionella in your business it can lead to multiple roads, ranging from fines to jail time. The liability will always sit with you. You need to act to reduce the risk and reduce your liability.
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