Ireland Compliance Requirements

Legionella Control Association Certificate

Legionella Control Association (LCA)Registration Certificate – HBE LCA Members provide a range of products and services for the control of legionella bacteria in water systems. All LCA Members demonstrate that they have complied with the LCA Code of Conduct and LCA Service Standards and are committed to helping their customers prevent legionellosis and keep their …

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HSA COVID-19 Legionella Information

Control of Legionella Bacteria During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic This advice is aimed as employers or those in control of places of work. It highlights the requirement to continue managing Legionella control to avoid the potential for  Legionnaires’ disease. This disease can be fatal and hospitalization is generally required to treat symptoms. With the …

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HPSC Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection from Water Systems in Healthcare Facilities

Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection from Water Systems in Healthcare Facilities 2015 In 2012, the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) of the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) proposed that a sub-committee be established to produce national guidelines on the prevention and control of infection associated with water systems in healthcare facilities. This document …

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HSG 274 Part 3 – The control of legionella bacteria in other risk systems

HSG 274 Part 3: The control of legionella bacteria in other risk systems This guidance is for dutyholders, which includes employers, those in control of premises and those with health and safety responsibilities for others, to help them comply with their legal duties. These include identifying and assessing sources of risk, preparing a scheme to …

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Legionnaires’ disease. The control of legionella bacteria in water systems Approved Code of Practice and guidance

HSE Approved Code of Practice and guidance on regulations This book is aimed at dutyholders, including employers, those in control of premises and those with health and safety responsibilities for others, to help them comply with their legal duties in relation to legionella. These include identifying and assessing sources of risk, preparing a scheme to …

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HSG282 – The control of Legionella & other infectious agents in Spa pool systems

HSG282 -The control of legionella and other infectious agents in spa-pool systems Spa-pool systems are a recognised source of diseases caused by infectious agents including the organism that causes legionnaires’ disease, primarily Legionella pneumophila. There have been a number of outbreaks linked to spa pools in leisure centres, hotels, holiday homes, on cruise ships and …

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National Guidelines Control of Legionellosis in Ireland

National Guidelines for the Control of Legionellosis in Ireland, 2009 Legionellosis is a disease comprising two distinct clinical entities: pontiac fever, a mild self-limiting influenza-like illness, and legionnaires’ disease a more serious and potentially fatal form of the illness, characterised by pneumonia. Legionellosis is caused by Legionella bacteria which are ubiquitous in nature and can …

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Safe water in healthcare premises (HTM 04-01)

Safe water in healthcare premises (HTM 04-01) This current review (2016) and update of HTM 04-01 is intended to move users of the document towards a holistic management of water systems via Water Safety Groups (WSGs), Water Safety Plans (WSPs) and other initiatives. This version draws together and updates the previous guidance and includes recommendations …

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Health and safety in care homes

Health and safety in care homes This guidance is intended to help those providing and managing care homes – to give them a better understanding of the real risks and how to manage them effectively. Legionnaires’ disease is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia. It is normally contracted by inhaling tiny, airborne droplets containing viable …

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