IOSH Managing Legionella Risks In Water Systems

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IOSH NI Branch is delighted to invite you to join us for our next virtual event:

Managing Legionell Risks In Water Systems

Why not join us on Friday 8th April 2022 at 10am

A presentation by Pat McDonald, Technical Director and Industrial Microbiologist – Founder and Director HBE and Seamus McKeown – Group Water Technical Manager, HBE.

The presentation will cover the issues that have arisen during the lockdowns / reduced building occupancy during the COVID–19 pandemic. The presentation will also cover the following:

  • What is Legionella and how is Legionnaire’s disease contracted?
  • People who are at an increased risk of contracting Legionnaire’s disease
  • Where can Legionella be found in a building’s systems
  • Control measures required to reduce risk
  • A Legionella risk management plan
  • Controls to reduce the risk of Legionella proliferation
  • Legionella risk assessment frequency
  • Action following Legionella bacteria being found in a building’s water system
  • Record keeping
  • Q&A session

To Register for the event, please click on button below.

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Technical Bulletin Issue 3

In this bulletin we look at the impact of the pandemic on Legionella Control with a focus on Healthcare and Education. We evaluate the variations between data recorded in 2019, 2020 and 2021, as well as examining the factors involved.