Sectors We Serve

HBE supports a number of different sectors across the UK, Northern Ireland, Ireland and Scotland, which have specific support requirements to provide a healthy environment for their customers, staff and visitors.

Education

Health

Facilities Managers and Property Management

HBE are a corporate member of the BIFM. We work with some of the largest FM and property management companies in the UK and Ireland supporting them in the specialist areas of:

  • Legionella Risk Assessments, Sampling, Monitoring and Management in used and empty buildings
  • UKAS Asbestos surveying and management
  • Fire Risk Assessments
  • Environmental Cleaning & Disinfection Solutions
  • Occupational Health & Safety Audits
  • Indoor Air Quality Management
  • HVAC Commissioning
  • Pre-commission Cleaning Services
  • Heating system freeze prevention (Glycol dosing)
  • Property Risk Compliance Management Systems
  • Accredited Compliance Training for Asbestos Awareness, Fire Safety, Legionella Awareness, Legionella Management and elearning courses for COSHH, Manual Handling, DSE/VDU Awareness and many more.

Download the guide to HBE’s Facilities Management and Property Management Services

Construction

Nursing and Residential Care Homes

Nursing and Residential Care Homes require specialist advice and support for Legionella and Pseudomonas Risk Assessments, sampling, monitoring and management, as well as Asbestos Management. DDA risk assessments and Cleaning and disinfection services.

Download the HSE Guide on Contolling Legionella in Nursing and Residential Care Homes

Hospitality Sector

HBE supports a wide range of independent and international hotels, bars and restaurants in delivering a safe and clean environment for their staff and visitors to enjoy.

Specifically we provide:

  • Legionella Risk Assessments, sampling, flushing, monitoring and control
  • UKAS Accredited Asbestos Surveys and management plans
  • Fire Risk Assessments, Consultancy and Training
  • Occupational health & safety audits and management, including Noise assessments
  • Kitchen extract cleaning
  • Accredited Legionella Awareness Training

Housing Associations

HBE have become specialists in supporting Housing Associations with key support services to keep them compliant across all their properties including:

  • Legionella Risk Assessments, sampling, flushing, monitoring and control programmes
  • UKAS accredited Asbestos surveys
  • Asbestos registers and management plans
  • Fire Risk Assessments, consultancy and Fire warden training
  • Occupational health & safety audits and management plans
  • DDA risk assessments
  • Kitchen extract cleaning
  • Accredited Legionella Awareness training

Pharmaceutical

HBE supports many leading pharmaceutical companies in specialist areas such as:

  • Cleanroom environment validation and re-verification
  • Air balancing
  • HVAC consultancy
  • Legionella Risk Assessments, sampling and monitoring programmes
  • Fire Risk Assessments
  • DDA risk assessments
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Cleaning & Disinfection services

Download our guide to HBE’s Cleanroom & HVAC Commissioning Services

Manufacturing and Industry

HBE also supports many leading manufacturers in specialist areas such as:

  • LEV Assessments and monitoring
  • Cleanroom environment re-verification
  • Legionella Risk Assessments, sampling and monitoring programmes
  • Heating system freeze prevention (Glycol dosing)
  • Fire Risk Assessments, consultancy & Fire Training programmes
  • DDA risk assessments
  • Indoor Air Quality & HVAC
  • Cleaning & Disinfection services
  • Cooling Tower Risk Assessments, Cleaning and Disinfection Services
  • Health and Safety Audits
  • Accredited Legionella Awareness Training

Recent News

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£1 million fine imposed on Hot Tub store after 2012 Legionnaires’ disease outbreak

July 10th, 2017|Comments Off on £1 million fine imposed on Hot Tub store after 2012 Legionnaires’ disease outbreak

A Discount Warehouse store has been fined £1m for their failings in 2012, where a Legionnaires' disease outbreak was caused by a display hot tub in the store, where 21 people were infected with Legionella bacteria, two of whom died.

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Care Home chain resident dies of Legionnaires’ Disease

October 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Care Home chain resident dies of Legionnaires’ Disease

An inquest has heard that both process & training requirements were ignored at the Essex care home of a well known chain before the death of a resident from Legionnaires' disease.

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School found guilty of Working at Height breaches

August 16th, 2016|Comments Off on School found guilty of Working at Height breaches

An Essex school has pleaded guilty to breaching working at height regulations after a worker was injured as he fell from a roof.

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How does the new HTM04-01 healthcare guidance affect you?

June 8th, 2016|Comments Off on How does the new HTM04-01 healthcare guidance affect you?

In May 2016 the Department of Health released new Guidance for Safe Water in Healthcare documentation, Health Technical Memorandum HTM04-01.

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Restaurant owner jailed and fined £29K for Fire Safety failings

March 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Restaurant owner jailed and fined £29K for Fire Safety failings

A restaurant owner has been given a prison sentence and fined a total of £29,000 after admitting a number of fire safety failings at his restaurant in Nottinghamshire. When Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) [...]