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COURSE OBJECTIVE

Legionella awareness training is essential to develop knowledge to enable good control and management of Legionella in water systems.

Our course provides an awareness of the risk from legionella, an overview of legislation, controls and safeguards. In addition a practical demonstration of monitoring tasks and other aspects of legionella control can be included.

ATTENDEES

If you let us know who the course is for we will deliver a course relevant to their responsibilities and working environment, including; tradesmen, maintenance staff, construction workers, supervisors, consultants, project managers and senior management.

For best results we recommend courses are limited to 15 people.

COURSE FORMAT

Our course runs for 3-4hours through presentation, engagement with those attending and a short practical demonstration (if requested).

Handouts are provided for all those attending.

On successful completion a certificate will be provided.

COURSE CONTENT - THEORY

  • Legionella Background – Ecology, Facts & figures, Disease and Symptoms
  • Water Systems – Overview of different types of water systems
  • Legislation and Good Practice – Overview of relevant legal and guidance documents
  • Risk Assessment – Purpose and overview of the legionella – risk assessment
  • Basics for Control – Overview of control methods and objectives
  • Management, Training and Records – Details of duty to manage and competence
  • Summary and Questions

COURSE CONTENT – PRACTICAL DEMONSTRATION

  • Weekly flushing
  • Monthly temperature monitoring
  • Quarterly shower inspection
  • Record keeping (using the log book)
  • Summary and Questions

Lack of training and poor communication have all been identified as contributory factors in outbreaks of Legionnaires’ Disease.

ACoP L8

KEY FEATURES

Independent Consultants – We provide independent training courses nationwide.

Tailored Courses – courses are tailored to your organisation, staff roles and priorities.

Certificates – All our courses result in named training certificates.

Site Bases Courses – We can attend your site and deliver training tailored to your staff responsibilities and working environment.

Open Courses – We run open courses at our training centres.

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