Legionella Legal Requirements

Employers are required to control the risk of exposure to legionella bacteria in accordance with Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations. This is achieved by following the Approved Code of Practice (ACoP) L8 The Control of Legionella (Bacteria in Water Systems) in general these require the employer to conduct the following:

Legionella Legal Requirements
  • Identification & assessment of the legionella risk
  • Prevention or minimisation of risk from exposure to Legionella
  • Systems for the management and selection, training and competence of personnel
  • Record keeping of maintenance, cleaning and disinfection what is

If you fail to produce an up to date Legionella risk assessment upon request from an enforcing authority you are open to criticism and could face a fine.

For further information about Legionella Risk please call us on 01246 813110 or email info@advanced-water.co.uk - Alternatively you can complete our online enquiry form.