BOHS P901 Legionella management & control in Hot & cold water services
This course is designed to provide an overview of the risks associated with Legionella and how it can be controlled in building hot and cold water systems.
On successful completion of this one day course, the delegate will be able to demonstrate knowledge of:
- The origins of legionella and the factors which allow it to proliferate to hazardous levels in man-made water systems.
- The main conditions which cause legionella infection to occur in susceptible individuals.
- The fundamental principles of assessing the risk of exposure to legionella in domestic hot and cold water systems.
- The legal requirements, approved codes of practice and best practice guidance.
- Implementation of legionella control regimes with suitable monitoring programmes and records.
The course content covers:
- Introduction and History of the organism
- Legislation and Guidance
- Risk Assessment of Systems
- Operational Control
- Outbreak Investigation procedures
- Record Keeping
- Case Studies
£120 Exam fee
£200+VAT Tuition fee
- BOHS proficiency module
- Available on-site or open course
Course suitable for:
Delegates needing an overview of Legionella Risk and how it an be controlled in hot and cold water systems.
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The course completes with a closed-book examination, comprising 20 short answer questions to be answered in 60 minutes.
Successful completion of the exam will lead to a BOHS accredited proficiency Certificate in Legionella—Management and Control of Building Hot and Cold Water Services.